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Samuel Lawrence Bufford

Samuel Lawrence Bufford was American federal judge. Bar: California, New York, Ohio. Younger Humanist fellowship National Endowment of the Humanities. Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association (member professional responsibility and ethics committee since 1979, chair professional responsibility and ethics committee 1985-1986, chair ethics 2000 liaison committee 1997-2002), Order of Coif.

Background

Bufford, Samuel Lawrence was born on November 19, 1943 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Son of John Samuel and Evelyn Amelia (Rude) Bufford.

Education

Bachelor in Philosophy, Wheaton College, 1964;Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1969;Juris Doctor magna cum laude, University of Michigan, 1973.

Career

Instructor philosophy, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1967-1968;assistant professor, Eastern Michigan U., Ypsilanti, 1968-1974;assistant professor of law, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1975-1977;associate, Gendel, Raskoff, Shapiro & Quittner, Los Angeles, 1982-1985;attorney, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1974-1975;attorney, Sullivan Jones & Archer, San Francisco, 1977-1979;attorney, Musick, Peeler & Garrett, Los Angeles, 1979-1981;attorney, Rifkind & Sterling, Beverly Hills, California, 1981-1982;attorney, Gendel, Raskoff, Shapiro & Quittner, Los Angeles, 1982-1985;United States bankruptcy judge, Control District California, since 1985. Board directors Finance Lawyers Conference, Los Angeles, 1987-1990, Bankruptcy Forum, Los Angeles, 1986-1988. Lecturer United States-Romanian Judicial Delegation, 1991, International Training Center for Bankers, Budapest, 1993, Bankruptcy Technical Legal Assistance Workshop, Romania, 1994, Commercial Law Project for Ukraine, 1995-1996, Eastern Europe Enterprise Restructuring and Privitization Project, United States Agency for International Development, 1995-1996.

Consultant California State Bar Board Examiners, 1989-1990. Board of trustees Endowment for Education. Board directors, Executive Committee national Conference Bankruptcy Judges, since 1994.

Member San Pedro Enterprise Community, since 1997.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association (member professional responsibility and ethics committee since 1979, chair professional responsibility and ethics committee 1985-1986, chair ethics 2000 liaison committee since 1997), Order of Coif.

Connections

Married Julia Marie Metzger, May 13, 1978.