Gary L. Taylor

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Gary Lee Taylor (born December 8, 1938) is a retired United States District Court Judge.

Born in Los Angeles, California, Taylor received an A.B. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1960, and a J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law in 1963. He served in the Judge Advocate General's Corps of the United States Army from 1964 to 1966, and was thereafter in private practice until 1986. He was a Judge on the Orange County Superior Court from 1986 to 1990.

On August 3, 1990, Taylor was nominated by President George H.W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Central District of California vacated by Ferdinand F. Fernandez. Taylor was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 28, 1990 and received his commission on October 1, 1990. He assumed senior status on December 8, 2004, and retired from the bench entirely on July 1, 2005. He is currently associated with Judicial Arbitration & Mediation Services.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
new seat
Judge of the United States District Court for the Central District of California
1990–2004
Succeeded by
Otis D. Wright II