David Warner Hagen
Hon. David Warner Hagen (Ret.) (born 1931) is a former United States federal judge.
Born in Camden, Arkansas, Hagen was in the U.S. Air Force from 1949 to 1952. He received a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1956 and attended the University of Wisconsin Law School, but received an LL.B. from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1959. He was in private practice in Berkeley, California from 1960 to 1962. He was in private practice in Loyalton, California from 1962 to 1963, and then in Reno, Nevada until 1993.
On October 7, 1993, Hagen was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada vacated by Edward C. Reed, Jr.. Hagen was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 20, 1993, and received his commission on November 22, 1993. He assumed senior status on November 28, 2003, serving in that capacity until his retirement from the bench on March 31, 2005.
Judge Hagen currently works as a neutral arbitrator, mediator and court special master through Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services ("JAMS"). In that capacity he has arbitrated and mediated all manner of civil litigation, including intellectual property disputes, class-action lawsuits, gold mining claims, employment lawsuits and commercial contracts. He works nationwide, but primarily in the Reno, Las Vegas and San Francisco Bay Areas.
- David Warner Hagen at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.