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LaDoris Hazzard Cordell was American judge. Bar: California 1975, United States District Court (northern district) California 1975. Member of American Law Institute.


Cordell, LaDoris Hazzard was born on November 19, 1949 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Lewis Randall and Clara Beatrice (Jenkins) Hazzard.


Divorced; Bachelor, Antioch College, 1971. Juris Doctor, Stanford University, 1974.


Private practice, East Palo Alto, California, 1975—1982. Assistant dean Stanford Law School, 1978—1982. Judge Municipal Court, Santa Clara County, San Jose, California, 1982—1988, presiding judge, 1985—1986, Superior Court, Santa Clara County, since 1988.

Vice provost and special counselor to president Stanford University, since 2001. Member policy board Center Research Women, Stanford University, 1980—1982. Member East Palo Alto Community Law Project, 1983—1987.

Board directors National Conference Women & Law, 1980, United Way Santa Clara County, since 1986, Police Activities League, 1986—1988, Northern California region American Red Cross, since 1995. Member governing committee Center Judicial Education & Research, 1986—1989. Member governing board National Conference of Christians and Jews, Santa Clara County, since 1988.

Board trustees Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, 1994—1997, Lucile Packard Foundation Children's Health, since 2001, Mills College, Oakland, California, 1996—2001.


Member policy board Center for Research on Women, Stanford University, 1980-1982. Member East Palo Alto Community Law Project, 1983-1987. Member governing committee Center for Judicial Edition and Research, 1986-1989.

Mem.governing board National Conference of Christians and Jews, Santa Clara County, 1988^. Member American Bar Association, California Judges Association, California Association Black Lawyers, California Women Lawyers, National Association Women Judges, National Bar Association, American Law Institute.


Children: Cheran Denise, Starr Lynn.