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Kent Stephen Scheidegger

Kent Stephen Scheidegger, American lawyer. Bar: California 1982, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1987. Recipient William J. Schafer award for excellence in capital litigation Association Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation.

Background

  • Scheidegger, Kent Stephen was born on December 31, 1953 in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Son of Paul Francis and Elizabeth (Walker) Scheidegger.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, New Mexico State University, 1976. Juris Doctor with distinction, McGeorge School Law, Sacramento, 1982.

    Career

    • Commissioned nuclear research officer United States Air Force, Sacramento, 1976, advanced through grades to captain, 1982, resigned, 1982. Associate Neumiller & Beardslee, Stockton, California, 1983-1984. General counsel California Cooler Company, 1984-1986.

      Legal director Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, Sacramento, since 1986.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1982, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1985, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1987.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Federalist Society (board member Sacramento chapter, chairman-elect criminal law practice group), McGeorge Alumni Association (Amicus lex scholar 1981), Order of the Coif.

    Connections

    • Married Lada Phasook, April 11, 1981.
    • father: Paul Francis Scheidegger
    • mother: Elizabeth (Walker) Scheidegger
    • spouse: Lada Phasook
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    Born December 31, 1953
    (age 63)
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