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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of California|
|Appointed by:||Bill Clinton|
|Active:||11/12/1997 - 12/31/2008|
|Senior:||12/31/2008 - 12/1/2011|
|Preceded by:||Edward Garcia|
|Succeeded by:||Kimberly Mueller|
|Undergraduate:||U. of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1961|
|Law School:||Yale Law School, LL.B., 1964|
Frank C. Damrell, Jr. was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. He joined the court in 1997 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Damrell served on senior status from December 31, 2008 until his retirement on December 31, 2011.
Early life and education
Damrell began his legal career with the Deputy attorney general California Attorney General's Office from 1964 to 1966 before becoming a Deputy district attorney in the California District Attorney's Office from 1966 to 1968. Damrell spent the rest of his pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of California from 1968 to 1997.
Eastern District of California
On the recommendation of Senators Dianne Feinstien and Barbara Boxer, Damrell was nominated by President Bill Clinton on July 24, 1997 to a seat vacated by Edward Garcia as Garcia assumed senior status. Damrell was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 9, 1997 on a majority voice vote and received commission on November 12, 1997. Damrell later assumed senior status on December 31, 2008. Damrell served on senior status until his retirement on December 1, 2011
|Federal judicial offices|
|Eastern District of California
|Magistrate judges||Edmund Brennan • Greg Hollows • Dale A. Drozd • John Moulds • Craig Kellison • Gary Austin • Sandra Snyder • Stanley A. Boone • Allison Claire •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|