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Salvador Alejo Mungia

Salvador Alejo Mungia, American lawyer. Bar: Washington 1984, United States District Court (western district) Washington 1985, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1986, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1992.

Background

  • Mungia, Salvador Alejo was born on February 19, 1959 in Tacoma. Son of Salvador Alejo Senior and Susie (Tamaki) Mungia.

  • Education

    • University of Washington. Pacific Lutheran University (Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, 1981). Georgetown University (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1984).

    Career

    • Worked at Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim, P.L.L.C. (Tacoma, Washington) specializing in Commercial, Real Estate, Personal Injury Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1984, Washington. 1992, United States. Supreme Court.

      United States. District Court, Western District of Washington. United States. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Administrative Editor, Law and Policy in International Business, 1984.

      Law Clerk: Justice Dore, Washington Supreme Court, 1984-1985. Judge Dimmick, Federal District Court, Western District of Washington, 1985-1986. Member: Tacoma-Pierce County (Secretary and Trustee, Young Lawyers Division, 1988-1989), Washington State and American Bar Associations.

    Membership

    Volunteer attorney American Civil Liberties Union, Tacoma, since 1986, board directors, 1987-1992. Member Tacoma Human Rights Commission, 1990-1996. Board directors Legal Aid for Washington, 1992-1996, life board directors, since 1997, president, 2002-2003.

    Director board directors Grand Cinema, Tacoma, 2002-2004. Director Merle Palmer Minority Scholorship Foundation, since 2005. Trustee Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law, 2003-2004.

    Director Lawyers Committee Civil Rights Under The Law, 2005-2006. Fellow: Litig. Counsel America, American Bar Foundation. Member: American Bar Association, Pierce County Young Lawyers Association (trustee 1988-1990), Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association (president 1999), Federal Bar Association Western Washington, Washington State Bar Association (governor since 2005).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: mountain climbing, skiing, tennis, running.

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    Born February 19, 1959
    (age 58)