Born 1951 in Ann Arbor, MI
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 12, 1991, to a seat vacated by William B. Enright. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 1991, and received commission on May 14, 1991. Served as chief judge, 1998-2005.
Calvin College, B.A., 1972
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1976
Private practice, San Diego, California, 1976-1991