Paul Jeffrey Watford

Hon. Paul Jeffrey Watford
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
Web site:

Position Education Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Circuit Judge, since May 22, 2012

University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, 1994
Honors: Order of the Coif
Law Review: UCLA Law Review, Editor

University of California, Berkeley, California, 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships:
ABA Litigation Section's Appellate Practice Committee

California State Bar's Committee on Appellate Courts

Past Employment Positions:
Hon. Alex Kozinski, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Law Clerk, 1994 - 1995

Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court of the United States, Law Clerk, 1995 - 1996

Los Angeles, California, Private Practice, 1996 - 1997

Major Frauds Section, Criminal Division, United States Attorney's Office, Los Angeles, Assistant United States Attorney, 1997 - 2000

University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, Lecturer-in-Law, 2007 - 2009

Munger Tolles & Olson LLP, Partner

Birth Information:
1967, Garden Grove, California, United States of America

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