SENIOR United States District Judge John A. Mendez (JAM)


Federal Judicial Service:

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. Assumed senior status on April 18, 2022.



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