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Jul. 30, 2013

Richard A. Paez

9th Circuit Judge Richard Paez stood up for the poor. Now he's going to bat for other judges.

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9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (Pasadena)
By John Roemer
Daily Journal Staff Writer

SAN FRANCISCO - Fresh out of the law school then known as Boalt Hall, Richard A. Paez spurned the allure of the big firm and opted for a job as a poverty lawyer at California Rural Legal Assistance.

Paez, 66, is now a President Bill Clinton appointee to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the only CRLA alumnus to have attained a federal appellate judgeship.

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