Nora Manella

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Nora Manella
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Current Court Information:
California Second District Court of Appeal
Title:   Presiding Justice
Position:   Division Four
Salary:  $ 207,463
Service:
Appointed by:   Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
Active:   2006-2015
Past post:   U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Judge
Past term:   1998-2006
Personal History
Hometown:   California
Undergraduate:   Wellesley College, 1972
Law School:   University of Southern California, 1975

Nora Margaret Manella is a justice on the Second District, Division Four, of the California Courts of Appeal. She was appointed to this position by Gov. Schwarzenegger and took office on May 22, 2006. Her current term expires on January 5, 2015.[1]

Education

Nora Manella graduated from the University of Southern California with a law degree in 1975.[2][3]

Career

Manella started as a civil practitioner for O'Melveny & Myers. In 1982, she became a federal prosecutor. Governor Deukmejian appointed her to the Los Angeles Municipal Court in 1990 and Governor Wilson appointed her to the Superior Court in 1992. Starting in 1994, she worked as the United States Attorney for the Central District of California and in 1998, she became a United States District Judge.[2][3]

Judicial career

Manella was a judge on the federal United States District Court for the Central District of California. She received her commission on October 22, 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton to fill a seat vacated by Mariana Pfaelzer. Her service terminated on May 21, 2006, due to her resignation.[4]

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