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Magistrate Judge John F. Moulds (JFM)

Federal Judicial Service:

U. S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Appointed as United States Magistrate Judge 1986. Served as Chief Magistrate Judge 1987 - 1997. Part-time U.S. Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of California January, 1983 to December, 1985.


Stanford University, 1955 - 1958

California State University, Sacramento, B.A. with honors, 1960

University of California Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:

Research Analyst, California State Senate Fact-Finding Committee on Education

1961 - 1963
Administrative Assistant, California State Senator Albert S. Rodda

1964 - 1966
Legal Editor, California Continuing Education of the Bar

1966 - 1968
California Rural Legal Assistance, Staff Attorney

Sacramento Legal Aid, Staff Attorney

1968 - 1969
California Rural Legal Assistance, Directing Attorney, Marysville field office and Sacramento legislative advocacy office

1969 - 1985
Private Practice, Sacramento, CA

Professional Organizations

President, Federal Magistrate Judges Association, 1992-93. Officer and Director, 1988-92