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David Levi

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David Levi
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
Title:   Former Federal Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Service:
Active:   10/1/1990 - 6/30/2007
Chief:   2003 - 2007
Preceded by:   Edward Price
Succeeded by:   John Mendez
Personal History
Born:   1951
Hometown:   Chicago, IL
Undergraduate:   Harvard U., A.B., 1972
Law School:   Stanford Law School, J.D., 1980
Grad. School:   Harvard U., M.A., 1973

David F. Levi (1951-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.

Levi was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Edward Price; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. From 2003-2007, he served as the chief judge. He served the Eastern District of California until his resignation on June 30, 2007. Levi was succeeded in this position by John Mendez.

Early life and education

  • Harvard University, A.B., 1972
  • Harvard University, M.A., 1973
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 1980

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Ben C. Duniway, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1980-1981
  • Law clerk, Justice Lewis F. Powell, Supreme Court of the United States, 1981-1982
  • Assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of California, 1983-1986
  • U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California, 1986-1990
  • Dean, Duke University School of Law, 2007-present

Judicial career

Eastern District of California

Levi was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on August 3, 1990, to a seat vacated by Edward Price;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1990, and received commission on October 1, 1990. From 2003-2007, he served as the chief judge. He served the Eastern District of California until his resignation on June 30, 2007. Levi was succeeded in this position by John Mendez.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Edward Price
Eastern District of California
1990–2007
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
John Mendez