United States District Judge John A. Mendez (JAM)


Federal Judicial Service:

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Nominated by George W. Bush on September 6, 2007, to a seat vacated by David F. Levi;

Confirmed by the Senate on April 10, 2008, and received commission on April 17, 2008.



Stanford University, B.A., 1977

Harvard Law School, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:

1980-1984, 1986-1992, 1993-2001

Private practice, California


Assistant U.S. attorney, United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of California


U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California


Judge, Sacramento County Superior Court, California