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Garland Ellis Burrell Jr

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Preceded by  David F. Levi
Appointed by  George H. W. Bush

Name  Garland Burrell
Succeeded by  Anthony W. Ishii
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Preceded by  Seat established on December 1, 1990 by 104 Stat. 5089
Born  July 4, 1947 (age 68) Los Angeles, California, U.S. (1947-07-04)
Alma mater  California State University, Los Angeles California Western School of Law Washington University in St. Louis
Education  California Western School of Law, California State University, Los Angeles, Washington University in St. Louis

Garland Ellis Burrell Jr. (born July 4, 1947) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.

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Education and career

Born in Los Angeles, California, Burrell was in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, from 1966 to 1968. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Los Angeles in 1972, a Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis in 1976, and a Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in San Diego in 1976. He was a deputy district attorney of Sacramento, California from 1976 to 1978, and then a deputy city attorney for that city from 1978 to 1979. He was a deputy chief of the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California from 1979 to 1985. He was a business litigator, Stockman Law Corporation from 1985 to 1986. He was a senior deputy attorney of Sacramento from 1986 to 1990, and then returned to the United States Attorney's Office as chief of the Civil Division until 1992.

Federal judicial service

On August 1, 1991, Burrell was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 27, 1992, and received his commission on March 2, 1992. He served as Chief Judge from 2007 to 2008. Burrell assumed senior status effective July 4, 2012.

References

Garland Ellis Burrell Jr. Wikipedia


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