Electionbuttonsnowords.png
Read this week's JP Election Brief:
Candidate controversies



Philip Gutierrez

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Philip Gutierrez
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #17
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   2/16/2007 - Present
Preceded by:   Terry Hatter
Past post:   Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County
Past term:   1997-2007
Personal History
Born:   1959
Hometown:   Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate:   U. of Notre Dame, B.A., 1981
Law School:   UCLA School of Law, J.D., 1984



Philip S. Gutierrez is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He joined the court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Los Angeles, California, Gutierrez graduated from the University of Notre Dame with his bachelor's degree in 1981 and later from the University of California-Los Angeles School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1984.[1]

Professional career

Gutierrez was a private practice attorney in California from 1986 to 1997 before becoming a Superior Court Judge on the Superior Court of Los Angeles County from 1997 to 2007.[1]

Judicial career

Central District of California

Gutierrez was nominated to the United States District Court for the Central District of California by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Terry Hatter, Jr. as Hatter assumed senior status. Gutierrez was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 30, 2007 on a Senate vote and received commission on February 16, 2007.[2]

See also

External links

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Terry Hatter
Central District of California
2007–Current
Seat #17
Succeeded by:
NA


CaliforniaCalifornia Supreme CourtCalifornia Courts of AppealCalifornia Superior CourtsUnited States District Court for the Central District of CaliforniaUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of CaliforniaUnited States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaUnited States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaUnited States Court of Appeals for the Ninth CircuitCalifornia countiesCalifornia judicial newsCalifornia judicial electionsJudicial selection in CaliforniaCaliforniaTemplatewithoutBankruptcy.jpg