Anthony J. Battaglia

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Anthony Joseph Battaglia
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Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Assumed office
March 9, 2011
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by M. James Lorenz
Personal details
Born Anthony Joseph Battaglia
1949 (age 67–68)
San Diego, California
Education Alliant International University B.A.
California Western School of Law J.D.

Anthony Joseph Battaglia (born 1949) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California and a former United States Magistrate Judge of the same court.

Early life and education[edit]

Battaglia was born in 1949, in San Diego, California.[1] He graduated from United States International University in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts.[2] Battaglia then earned his Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in 1974.[3][4]

Federal judicial service[edit]

In 1993, Battaglia was selected to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.[5][4]

On May 20, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Battaglia for a district court judgeship on the Southern District of California.[2] to fill the seat vacated by Judge James Lorenz.[5] He was renominated at the beginning of the 112th Congress. On February 4, 2011, Battaglia, was for the second time unanimously approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee.[6] On March 7, 2011 the Senate confirmed his nomination by a vote of 89 ayes to 0 nays.[7] and he received his commission on March 9, 2011.[4]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
M. James Lorenz
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
2011–present
Incumbent