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Daniel Anthony Olivas, American lawyer. Bar: California 1987, United States District Court (central district) California 1988, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1988, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1995. Recipient Attorney General's award for outstanding achievement in litigation, 1994; named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, 1984.


Olivas, Daniel Anthony was born on April 8, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Michael A. and Elizabeth M. (Velasco) Olivas.


Bachelor in English Literature, Stanford University, 1981. Juris Doctor with honors, University of California at Los Angeles, 1984.


Law clerk, attorney Hunt & Cochran-Bond, Los Angeles, 1984-1988. Attorney Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe, 1988-1990. Deputy attorney general department of justice antitrust division State of California, 1990-1991, deputy attorney general department of justice land law section, since 1991.

State appointed board directors Western Center Law and Poverty, Los Angeles, 1988-1994. Member Hispanic employees advisory committee California Department Justice, since 1990. Member executive committee environmental law section State Bar California, 2002-2004.


Member Mexico-American Bar Association, Mexico-American Bar Foundation (board directors 1993-1994), Los Angeles County Bar Association (Judicial Appointments Com 1993-1997), Stanford Chicano/Latino Alumni Association (president-elect 1992-1993, president 1993-1994).


Married Susan L. Formaker, October 19, 1986. 1 child, Benjamin Formaker-Olivas.