Richard John Bender, assistant United States attorney. Bar: Maryland 1978, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1979, Hawaii 1981, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1982, United States Tax Court 1983, United States Court Claims 1983, California 1987. Member American Waterski Association (certified tournament driver and judge).
- Law clerk to judge The United States of America District Court Maryland, Baltimore, 1978-1980. Associate Cades Schutte Fleming & Wright, Honolulu, 1980-1986. Assistant United States attorney Eastern District California, Sacramento, since 1986.