Paul Ramon Matia

Personal

Birthday: 
1937
Birthplace: 
Cleveland, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Fairview Park, Ohio, 1962-1963, 1971-1974
Law clerk, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1963-1966
Assistant attorney general, State of Ohio, 1966-1969
Administrative assistant to the attorney general, State of Ohio, 1969-1970
State senator, Ohio, 1971-1975, 1979-1983
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975-1985
Vice president, Van Meter, Ashbrook & Associates, 1982-1984
Judge, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1985-1991

Education

Name of School: 
Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve University)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1959
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1962

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Court Name: 

Ohio Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/18/1991
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/2004
Termination Date: 
5/31/2005
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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