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African American History Month Event

February 10, 2017
USA Eileen Decker

The Office celebrated African American History Month with a lunchtime discussion on Journeys to the Court. The panel discussion was moderated by United States Magistrate Judge Karen L. Stevenson. The inspiring panel featured:

  • Hon. Terry J. Hatter, Jr., United States District Judge for the Central District of California since 1979, who served as Chief Judge from 1998-2001 and who, prior to his appointment to the federal bench, served in a variety of roles, including, but not limited to, as an Assistant Public Defender, an Assistant United States Attorney, a law professor, and a Superior Court Judge;
  • Hon. Consuelo B. Marshall, United States District Judge for the Central District of California since 1980, who served as Chief Judge from 2001-2005, and who, prior to her appointment to the federal bench, served as a Deputy City Attorney, Municipal Court Judge, and a Superior Court Judge;
  • Justice Lamar W. Baker of the California Court of Appeal, who served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Central District of California from 2005-10 and who, prior to his appointment to the bench, held various positions with the Department of Justice, including as a legal advisor to President Obama, as well as Special Assistant and Associate Counsel to President Obama at the White House; and
  • Kiry K. Gray, who has served the Federal Court with distinction for more than 30 years, and, in 2015, became the first African-American woman to be named clerk of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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