Samuel Conti

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Samuel Conti
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Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #11
Appointed by:   Richard M. Nixon
Active:   10/16/1970 - 11/1/1987
Senior:   11/1/1987 - Present
Preceded by:   84 Stat. 294
Succeeded by:   Fern Smith
Personal History
Born:   1922
Hometown:   Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate:   University of Santa Clara, B.S., 1945
Law School:   Stanford Law School, LL.B., 1948
Military service:   U.S. Army

Samuel Conti is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. Conti is a judge serving on senior status.[1] He joined the court in 1970 after being nominated by President Richard Nixon.

Early life and eduction

Conti graduated from Santa Clara with his bachelor's degree in 1945 and later graduated from Stanford Law with his Bachelor of Laws degree in 1948.[1]

Professional career

Conti was a private practice attorney licensed in California from 1948 to 1967. In addition to his private practice work, Conti was Chairman of the California Civil Service Board of Appeals from 1956 to 1958 and was City Attorney for the City of Concord from 1960 to 1969. In 1968, Conti joined the Contra Costa County Superior Court, where he served until 1970.[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of California

Conti was nominated by President Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970 to a new seat created by 84 Stat. 294 which was created by Congress. Conti was confirmed by the US Senate on October 13, 1970 and received commission on October 16, 1970. Conti later assumed senior status on November 1, 1987.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of California
1970 - 1987
Seat #11
Succeeded by:
Fern Smith