Virginia A. Phillips

Personal

Birthday: 
1957
Birthplace: 
Orange, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Riverside, California, 1982-1991
Commissioner, Superior Court of California, County of Riverside, 1991-1995

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, May 11, 1998; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of California, Riverside
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1979
Name of School - Second: 

University of California Berkeley School of Law

Berkeley Law is a community of thinkers and doers exuberantly engaged in life. We are one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. At Berkeley Law, we are committed to absolute top-tier education and scholarship. And we are equally committed to using our substantial intellectual capital to help solve real-world problems and to create a more just society. One of our distinguishing features is the extraordinary degree to which our students and faculty partner with people beyond the school: identifying challenges, creating alliances, solving problems, and sparking change.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1982

Judicial Career

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

California Central District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/15/1999
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 1995-1999

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