Harry Pregerson

Hon. Harry Pregerson
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Address: The James R. Browning Courthouse
95 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 355-8000
Web site: http://www.ca9.uscourts.gov/

Position Education Honors
Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Circuit Judge, since November 2, 1979

Appointed 1979 by Jimmy Carter
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Berkeley, California, 1950

University of California, Los Angeles, California, 1947

Published Works:
The Seven Sins of Appellate Brief Writing and Other Transgressions, 34 UCLA L. Rev. 431, 434-439, 1987

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Instructor, Court Management, American Society of Public Administration, Denver, 1973 - Present

Faculty, Federal Judicial Center, 1970 - 1972

Honors and Awards:
Disabled American Veterans National Commanders G.V. Sonny Montgomery Helping Hand Award, 1990

Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Shelter Partnership, 1990

1989 Boalt Hall Alumni Association Citation Award

Disabled American Veterans National Commander's Citation, 1989

Disabled American Veterans, Department of California, Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year Award, 1989

Medal of Valor, White Mountain Apache Tribe, 1989

Recipient, Salvation Army's Others Award for Commitment to Homeless Issues, 1988

City of Bell California Award, 1989

Board of Supervisors of Los Angeles County Commendation, 1988

Woman Lawyers Public Action Grant Foundation, Pathfinder Award, 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, Section of Criminal Law, Vice Chairman, 1972 - 1975
Committee on Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and Evidence

State Bar of California

San Fernando Valley Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association

Jewish Federation Council, 1984 - Present
Member, Community Relations Committee

International Orphans, Inc.
Member, Advisory Board

Jewish Big Brothers Association, 1970 - Present
Member, Advisory Board

The Greater Los Angeles Partnership for the Homeless, 1988 - Present
Member, Board of Directors

The Salvation Army, Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
Member, Advisory Board

United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program
Board Member

United States Judicial Conference Committee on Defender Services, 1988 - Present

Past Employment Positions:
Central District of California, United States District Judge, 1967 - 1979

Los Angeles Superior Court for the State of California, Judge, 1966 - 1967

Los Angeles Judicial District, Municipal Court Judge, 1965 - 1966

William M. Costley, Van Nuys, California, Partner, 1953 - 1965

Morris D. Coppersmith, 1952

United States Marine Corps (World War II), First Lieutenant, 1944 - 1946

Los Angeles, California, Private Practice, 1951 - 1953

Birth Information:
1923, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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