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Atsushi Wallace Tashima

Atsushi Wallace Tashima, American federal judge. Bar: California 1962. Member of American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Background

  • Tashima, Atsushi Wallace was born on June 24, 1934 in Santa Maria, California, United States. Son of Yasutaro and Aya (Sasaki) Tashima.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1961.

    Career

    • Deputy attorney general State of California, 1961—1967. Attorney Spreckels Sugar division Amstar Corporation, 1968—1972, vice president, general attorney Spreckels Sugar division, 1972—1977. Partner Morrison & Foerster, Los Angeles, 1977—1980.

      Judge United States District Court (central district), 1980—1996, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit), Pasadena, 1996—2003, senior judge, since 2003. Member California Committee Bar Examiners, 1978—1980. With United States Marine Corps, 1953-1956.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1962.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Nora Kiyo Inadomi, January 27, 1957. Children: Catherine Y., Christopher I., Jonathan I.
    • father: Yasutaro Tashima
    • spouse: Nora Kiyo Inadomi
    • children: Catherine Y. Tashima
    • Christopher I. Tashima
    • Jonathan I. Tashima
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