Dennis A. Cornell

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Dennis A. Cornell (born 1948) is an Associate Justice of the California Fifth District Court of Appeal, having been appointed to the post by Governor Gray Davis in 2000.[1]

Born in Merced, California, Cornell received an A.B. from Stanford University in 1969 and a J.D. from George Washington University Law School in 1972.[1] From 1972–1992, he was an attorney in Merced.[1] From 1986–1992, Cornell was a part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.[1] In 1992, Governor Pete Wilson appointed him to the Merced County Superior Court.[1] In 2000, Governor Gray Davis appointed Cornell as an Associate Justice of the California Fifth District Court of Appeal.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
William A. Stone
Associate Justice of the California
Fifth District Court of Appeal

December 21, 2002–present
Incumbent