John Vukasin

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John Vukasin
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   9/20/1983 - 9/20/1993
Preceded by:   Stanley Weigel
Succeeded by:   Maxine Chesney
Personal History
Born:   1928
Deceased:   1993
Undergraduate:   University of California, Berkeley (1950)
Law School:   University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (1956)

John P. Vukasin, Jr. (1928-1993) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Vukasin was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 13, 1983, to a seat vacated by Stanley Weigel; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1983, and received commission that same day. He served the Northern District of California until his death on September 20, 1993. Vukasin was succeeded in this position by Maxine Chesney.

Early life and education

  • University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1950
  • University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1956

Professional career

  • U.S. Army, 1951-1953
  • Trial attorney, Division of Highways, Department of Public Works, State of California, 1956-1957
  • Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1958
  • Private practice, Oakland, California, 1959-1968
  • Commissioner, California Public Utilities Commission, 1969-1974
  • Judge, California Superior Court, 1974-1983

Judicial career

Northern District of California

Vukasin was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 13, 1983, to a seat vacated by Stanley Weigel;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 1983, and received commission that same day. He served the Northern District of California until his death on September 20, 1993. Vukasin was succeeded in this position by Maxine Chesney.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Stanley Weigel
Northern District of California
1983–1993
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Maxine Chesney