Kim McLane Wardlaw

Hon. Kim McLane Wardlaw
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Address: The Richard H. Chambers Courthouse
125 South Grand Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: (626) 229-7250
Fax: (626) 229-7462
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Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Circuit Judge, since August 3, 1998

Appointed 1998 by William J. Clinton
Bar Admissions:
California, 1979
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1979
University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1979
Honors: Order of the Coif
Law Review: University of California at Los Angeles Law Review, Article Editor, 1978 - 1979

University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1976
Honors: summa cum laude

Published Works:
Access to State-Owned Communications Media-The Public Forum Doctrine 26 UCLA Law Review 1410, 1979

Honors and Awards:
Alumni Association Award for the Outstanding Graduate, 1979

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Member, Trial Lawyers Section

American Bar Association
Member, Litigation Section

Past Employment Positions:
O'Melveny & Myers, Partner

Hon. William P. Gray, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Law Clerk, 1979 - 1980

Los Angeles, California, Private Practice, 1980 - 1995

Justice Team I, Department of Justice, Presidential Transition, Member, 1992 - 1993

Mayoral Transition Committee, Los Angeles Mayor-elect Richard Riordan, Member, 1993 - Present

U. S. District Court, Central District of California, Judge, 1995 - 1998

Phi Beta Kappa
Birth Information:
1954, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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