Dana Makoto Sabraw
|Dana Makoto Sabraw|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California|
September 26, 2003
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Judge of the Superior Court for the State of California, County of San Diego|
|North County Municipal Court, County of San Diego|
|Born||1958 (age 56–57)
San Rafael, California
|Alma mater||San Diego State University
University of the Pacific
Dana Makoto Sabraw (born 1958) is a United States federal judge.
Early life and education
Sabraw's mother was born in Japan. His father was in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Japan during the Korean War when his parents met in 1954. Sabraw was born in San Rafael, California in 1958, and received an A.A. from American River Junior College in 1978, a B.S. from San Diego State University in 1980, and a J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in 1985.
Sabraw was a judge on the North County Municipal Court, County of San Diego, California from 1995 to 1998. He was a judge on the Superior Court for the State of California, County of San Diego, California from 1998 to 2003.
Sabraw is a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Sabraw was nominated by President George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a new seat created by 116 Stat. 1758. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 25, 2003, and received his commission on September 26, 2003.
- Dana Makoto Sabraw at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.