Hon. Judith D. McConnell

(NOTE:  This is a selective biography, written in January 2006)

Date of Birth:  2/10/1944, Lincoln, Nebraska

Education:  Boalt Hall, 1969  Admitted to California Bar January 1970

Work:  State of California Department of Transportation (1969-1976), Reed, McConnell & Sullivan (1976-1977)

Bench:  Municipal Court, 12/23/77, Superior Court, April 1980, Court of Appeal, September 2001

Bar/other:  Lawyers Club of San Diego, President (1971-73); Jurist of the Year by the California Judicial Council, 2001; First recipient of the Benjamin Aranda Access to Justice Awards presented jointly by the California Judicial Council, the California Judges Association and the State Bar of California, 1999