Carlos Bea

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Carlos Bea
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Station:   San Francisco, CA
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Approval vote:   86-0-14
Active:   10/1/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   Charles Edward Wiggins
Past post:   California Superior Court
Past term:   1990-2003
Personal History
Born:   1934
Hometown:   San Sebastian, Spain
Undergraduate:   Stanford U. '56
Law School:   Stanford Law '58

Carlos T. Bea (b. 1934) is a federal appeals judge with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit based in San Francisco. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in San Sebastian, Spain, Bea graduated from Stanford with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and later from Stanford Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1958.[1]

Professional career

Bea was a private practice attorney licensed in the State of California from 1959 to 1990 before becoming a Superior Court Judge for the San Francisco County Superior Court from 1990 to 2003.[1]

Judicial career

Judge Bea was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by President George W. Bush on April 11, 2003 to a seat vacated by Charles Edward Wiggins. Bea was confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 2003 on a 86-0-14 Senate vote and received commission on October 1, 2003.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Edward Wiggins
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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