Dana Sabraw

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Dana Sabraw
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   9/26/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   116 Stat. 1758
Personal History
Born:   1958
Hometown:   San Rafael, CA
Undergraduate:   San Diego State U., B.S., 1980
Law School:   University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1985

Dana Makoto Sabraw is a federal judge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

A native of California, Sabraw graduated from American River Junior College with his Associate's degree in 1978 before graduating from San Diego State with his bachelor's degree in 1980. Sabraw also graduated from the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law with his juris doctorate degree in 1985.[1]

Professional career

Sabraw was a private practice attorney licensed in the State of California from 1985 to 1995. Sabraw later became a Municipal Court Judge for the North County Municipal Court of California from 1995 to 1998 before becoming Superior Judge in the San Diego County Superior Court from 1998 to 2003.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of California

Sabraw was nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003 to a new judgeship created by 116 Stat. 1758 which was approved by Congress. Sabraw was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 25, 2003 on a 95-0-5 vote and received commission on September 26, 2003.[1][2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Southern District of California
2003–Current
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
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