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Lourdes Baird

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Lourdes Baird
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #23
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   8/12/1992 - 5/12/2004
Senior:   5/12/2004 - 4/15/2005
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by:   George Schiavelli
Personal History
Born:   1935
Undergraduate:   University of California (1973)
Law School:   University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law (1976)

Lourdes Gillespie Baird (1935-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Baird was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on April 2, 1992, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; she was confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992, and received commission the next day. She assumed senior status on May 12, 2004. She served the Central District of California until her retirement on April 15, 2005. Baird was succeeded in this position by George Schiavelli.

Early life and education

  • Los Angeles City College, A.A., 1971
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1973
  • University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional career

  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1977-1983
  • Private practice, Los Angeles, California., 1983-1986
  • Judge, East Los Angeles Municipal Court, California, 1986-1987
  • Judge, Los Angeles Municipal Court, California, 1987-1988
  • Judge, Superior Court of Los Angeles County, California, 1988-1990
  • U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, 1990-1992

Judicial career

Central District of California

Baird was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on April 2, 1992, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089;[1] she was confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992, and received commission the next day. She assumed senior status on May 12, 2004. She served the Central District of California until her retirement on April 15, 2005. Baird was succeeded in this position by George Schiavelli.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Central District of California
1992–2004
Seat #23
Succeeded by:
George Schiavelli