Increasing Diversity on the Federal Magistrate Judge Bench

Date: 4/4/2017
Time: 11:45am-1:30pm
Location: U.S. Courthouse, 1000 SW 3rd Ave., Portland

The Federal Magistrate Judges Association and its Diversity Committee Present a Symposium:

Increasing Diversity on the Federal Magistrate Judge Bench

Please join four of your District of Oregon U.S. Magistrate Judges as they engage diverse Magistrate Judge colleagues from across the country and a member of the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Review Panel in discussions about the importance of diversity on the bench, efforts to increase diversity, the path to the Magistrate Judge bench, the joys of serving on that bench, and more!

The Interviewees
The Honorable George Cannon, U.S. Magistrate Judge, D. VI 
The Honorable Jay Gandhi, U.S. Magistrate Judge, C.D. Cal 
The Honorable Guillermo Garcia, U.S. Magistrate Judge, S.D. Tex 
The Honorable Donna Ryu, U.S. Magistrate Judge, N.D. Cal

The Interviewers
From the U.S. Dist. Court, Oregon,
The Honorable John Acosta, 
The Honorable Stacie Beckerman,
The HonorableJ olie Russo, and
The Honorable Youlee Yim You,
U.S. Magistrate Judges

And special guest Carol A. Pratt, PhD., JD., Partner, Lee & Hayes, & Member, District of Oregon, Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Review Panel

When: Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 11:45 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

What: A brown bag lunch symposium: Bring your own or order from Bridge City Cafe Essex House for delivery to the Court

Location: U.S. Courthouse | 1000 SW 3rd Ave. | Portland

Register: Space is limited. Please register no later than Friday, March 30, by email to

Supported byU.S. District Court, District of Oregon

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