Biographical information on federal judge Paul Watford

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Posted: Mar 06, 2016 12:40 PM

NAME — Paul Jeffrey Watford

AGE — 48

PROFESSIONAL — Law clerk for Judge Alex Kozinski, 9th U.S. Court of Appeals, 1994-1995; law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1995-1996; private practice, Los Angeles, 1996-1997, 2000-2012; assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1997-2000.

EDUCATION — University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1989. University of California-Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 1994.

FAMILY — Married.

OF NOTE — Kozinski said Watford once gave up a first-class plane seat to him. "He has a certain sense of dignity, of propriety that I think is often absent of people of the younger generation," Kozinski said.