Ferdinand Francis Fernandez
 

Hon. Ferdinand Francis Fernandez
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
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/

Position Education Honors
Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Senior Circuit Judge, since June 1, 2002

Appointed 1989 by George H.W. Bush
Education:
University of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, California, 1962
J.D.
Honors: Order of the Coif

Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963
LL.M.
Honors: Attended, 1963

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1958
B.S.

Published Works:
Due Process and Pollution: The Right to Remedy, 16 Villanova Law Review 789, 1971

Pollution and the Law of Public and Private Nuisance, 11 California Trial Lawyers Journal 47, 1972

On Liberating the Chancellor, 49 Los Angeles Bar Bulletin 301, 1974

Some Implications of the Differences Between Concrete Facts and Legal Facts, 50 Los Angeles Bar Bulletin 114, 1975

Due Process: The Constitutional Right to a Remedy, 15 California Trial Lawyers Association 187, 1976

The Pending Proposal for Mandatory Fee Arbitration, 52 California State Bar Journal 520, 1977

The Americus Curiae Brief, Its Increasing Use, 9 California Trial Lawyers Association Forum 9, 1979

Custom and the Common Law: Judicial Restraint and Lawmaking by Courts, 11 Southwestern U.L. Rev. 1237, 1979

Honors and Awards:
Harvard Law School Fellowship

Fellow, American College of Probate Counsel, 1979

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Federal Judges Association
Member

Ninth Circuit District Judges Association
Member

American Bar Association
Member

Eastern Bar Association of Los Angeles
Member

Federal Bar Association
Member

Hispanic National Bar Association
Member

Past Employment Positions:
U. S. District Court, Central District of California, United States District Judge, 1985 - 1989

Allard, Shelton & O'Connor, Pomona, California, 1964 - 1980

United States District Judge William M. Byrne, Central District of California, Law Clerk, 1963 - 1964

San Bernardino County State Superior Court of California, Judge, 1980 - 1985

Pomona, California, Private Practice, 1964 - 1980

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Judge, 1989 - 2002

Birth Information:
1937, Pasadena, California, United States of America

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