Kim McLane Wardlaw

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Kim McLane Wardlaw
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   Pasadena, CA
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   8/3/1998-Present
Preceded by:   Clifford Wallace
Past post:   Central District of California
Past term:   1995-1998
Personal History
Born:   1954
Hometown:   San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate:   UCLA, 1976
Law School:   UCLA, 1979

Kim McLane Wardlaw is a federal judge for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She joined the court in 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton.[1]

Education

Wardlaw graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with her bachelor's degree in 1976 and her J.D. degree in 1979.[1]

Professional career

Wardlaw was a law clerk for Judge William Gray, of the Central District of California, from 1979 to 1980. Wardlaw was a private practice attorney in the State of California from 1980 to 1995. Wardlaw served as a member of the United States Department of Justice Presidential Transition Team for the Clinton Administration from 1992 to 1993. Wardlaw also served as a member of the Mayoral Transition Committee for the Los Angeles Mayor-elect Richard Riordan team in 1993.[1]

Judicial career

Ninth Circuit

On the recommendation of Senators Dianne Feinstien and Barbara Boxer, Wardlaw was nominated to serve on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals by President Bill Clinton on January 27, 1998, to a seat vacated by Judge Clifford Wallace. Wardlaw was confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 1998, on a majority voice vote and received commission on August 3, 1998.[2]

Central District of California

On the recommendation of Senators Dianne Feinstien and Barbara Boxer, Wardlaw was nominated to the United States District Court for the Central District of California by President Bill Clinton on August 10, 1995, to a seat vacated by David Kenyon. Wardlaw was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995.[3] Wardlaw was succeeded in this position by Percy Anderson.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
David Kenyon
Central District of California
1995–1998
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Percy Anderson
Preceded by:
Clifford Wallace
Ninth Circuit
1998 - Current
Succeeded by:
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