David Warner Hagen

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David Warner Hagen
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
In office
November 28, 2003 – March 31, 2005
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
In office
November 22, 1993 – November 28, 2003
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Edward Cornelius Reed Jr.
Succeeded by Robert Clive Jones
Personal details
Born David Warner Hagen
1931 (age 85–86)
Camden, Arkansas
Education University of Wisconsin (B.B.A.)
University of Wisconsin Law School
University of San Francisco School of Law (LL.B.)

David Warner Hagen (born 1931) is a former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Camden, Arkansas, Hagen was in the United States Air Force from 1949 to 1952. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin in 1956 and attended the University of Wisconsin Law School, but received a Bachelor of Laws 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.

Federal judicial service[edit]

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 Cornelius 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.

Post judicial service[edit]

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.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Edward Cornelius Reed Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
1993–2003
Succeeded by
Robert Clive Jones