Robert C. Bonner

Personal

Birthday: 
1942
Birthplace: 
Wichita, KS
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Albert Stephens, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1966-1967
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, JAG Corps, 1967-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1971-1975
Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1975-1984, 1993-
U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, 1984-1989
Director, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, 1990-1993

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, June 15, 1988; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Maryland
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1963
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1966

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name: 

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/24/1989
Termination Date: 
8/12/1990
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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