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Valerie Baker Fairbank Edit Profile

Valerie Baker Fairbank, American federal judge. Bar: California 1975. Member of Santa Monica Bar. Association (antitrust section), Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business Trial Attorneys Association, Federal Bar Association, Pacific Palisades Tennis, Santa Monica Tennis.

Background

Fairbank, Valerie Baker was born on June 25, 1949 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Glen R. and Lorraine (Guselc) Baker.

Education

Bachelor in English, University California, Santa Barbara, 1971. Master of Arts, University California, Santa Barbara, 1972. Juris Doctor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975.

Career

Associate Overtich, Lyman & Prince, Los Angeles, 1975—1977. Assistant United States attorney United States Attorney' General’ s Office Central California district, 1977—1980. Associate Lillick, McHose & Charles, 1980—1982, partner, 1982—1986.

Judge Los Angeles Municipal Court, 1986—1987, Superior Court (Los Angeles County) California, 1987—2007, United States District Court (central district) California, since 2007. Delaware 9th Circuit Judicial Conference, 1985.

Membership

Member of Santa Monica Bar. Association (antitrust section), Los Angeles County Bar Association, Business Trial Attorneys Association, Federal Bar Association, Pacific Palisades Tennis, Santa Monica Tennis.