Bill Keller

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Bill Keller
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #18
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   10/4/1984 - 10/29/1999
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Robert Klausner
Personal History
Born:   1934
Hometown:   Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate:   University of California, Berkeley, B.S., 1956
Law School:   University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, LL.B., 1960

Bill Keller is a federal judge on senior status for the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He joined the court in 1984 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Keller took senior status on October 29, 1999.[1]

Early life and education

Keller graduated from the University of California-Berkley with a B.S. in 1956 and later graduated from the UCLA Law with his LL.B. degree in 1960.[1]

Professional career

Keller began his legal career as a Assistant US Attorney for the Southern District of California from 1961 to 1964 before entering into private practice licensed in the State of California from 1964 to 1972. In 1972, President Richard Nixon nominated Keller as U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California from 1972 to 1977 before resuming private practice work from 1977 to 1984.[1]

Judicial career

Central District of California

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Pete Wilson, Keller was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 11, 1984 to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333 which was approved by Congress.[1] Keller was confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 1984 on a senate vote and received commission on October 4, 1984. Keller later assumed senior status on October 29, 1999.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Central District of California
1984–1999
Seat #18
Succeeded by:
Robert Klausner


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