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John Martin Rea, American lawyer, state official. Bar: New York 1970, California 1970, United States District Court (southern district) New York 1970, JU.S. District Court (northern district) California 1973, United States District Court (central district) California 1974, United States District Court (eastern district) California 1978, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1975.


Rea, John Martin was born on December 4, 1944 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of John Joseph and Madeline (Weldon) Rea.


AB with honors, Georgetown University, 1966. Juris Doctor cum laude, New York University, 1969. Master of Laws cum laude, New York University, 1971.


Attorney Volunteers in Service to America, New York City, 1969-1971. Senior trial attorney Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, San Francisco, 1973-1982. Chief counsel California Department Industrial Relations, since 1982.

Consultant on affirmative action Federal Government Canada, Ottawa, 1979-1980. Arbitrator state and federal courts, San Francisco, since 1979. Lecturer public interest legal advocacy organizations, Los Angeles and San Francisco, since 1979.


Board directors Hastings Law School Child Care Center, San Francisco, 1979-1982. Member California Bar, San Francisco Bar (labor law section).


Married Patricia Pearson, November 29, 1969. Children: Christopher, Alexander.