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Robert Timlin

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Robert Timlin
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Central District of California
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #27
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   9/15/1994 - 2/1/2005
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Past post:   Federal Magistrate judge
Past term:   1971 - 1975
Personal History
Born:   1932
Hometown:   Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate:   Georgetown University, 1954
Law School:   Georgetown University Law Center, 1959
Grad. School:   Georgetown University Law Center, 1964
Military service:   U.S. Army

Robert J. Timlin is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Central District of California. He is serving on senior status. He joined the court in 1994 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Timlin assumed senior status on February 1, 2005.[1]

Early life and education

A native of New York, Timlin graduated from Georgetown with his bachelor's degree in 1954 and later graduated from Georgetown Law with his J.D. degree in 1959 and his Master of Laws degree in 1964. Timlin also served as a U.S. Army Private First Class from 1955 to 1957.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Central District of California

Timlin began his federal judicial career as a magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Central District of California. Timlin was appointed to a four year part-time term in 1971 and served in that role until 1975.

On the recommendation of U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstien and Barbara Boxer, Timlin was nominated by President Bill Clinton on April 26, 1994, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089. Timlin was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 14, 1994, on a voice vote and received commission on September 15, 1994.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Central District of California
Seat #27
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