Barry Ted Moskowitz

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Barry Ted Moskowitz
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Assumed office
2012
Preceded by Irma Elsa Gonzalez
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
Assumed office
December 26, 1995
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
In office
1986–1995
Personal details
Born Barry Ted Moskowitz
1950 (age 66–67)
Paterson, New Jersey
Education Rutgers College B.A.
Rutgers School of Law–Newark J.D.

Barry Ted Moskowitz (born 1950) is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Paterson, New Jersey, Moskowitz received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers College in 1972 and a Juris Doctor from Rutgers School of Law–Newark in 1975. He was a law clerk for Judge Leonard I. Garth on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit from 1975 to 1976. He was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey from 1976 to 1982. He was in private practice in Wayne, New Jersey from 1982 to 1985, and was then again an Assistant United States Attorney, this time in the Southern District of California, from 1985 to 1988.

Federal judicial service[edit]

From 1986 to 1995, Moskowitz was a United States Magistrate Judge of the Southern District of California. On June 30, 1995, Moskowitz was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of California created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 22, 1995, and received his commission on December 26, 1995. He was elevated to chief judge on January 23, 2012.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-04-14. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Irma Elsa Gonzalez
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
2012–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California
1995–present