THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Xian, People's Republic of China) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 26, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES DAVID O. CARTER TO THE FEDERAL BENCH
The President today nominated David O. Carter to serve as a United States District Court Judge for the Central District of California.
David O. Carter, Central District of California
Judge Carter, of Laguna Beach, California, received his undergraduate degree in 1967, and his law degree in 1972, from the University of California at Los Angeles. Judge Carter served in the United States Marine Corps from 1967 to 1969, when he was honorably retired as a result of wounds received during service in Vietnam. Following law school, he served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Orange County District Attorney's Office from 1972 to 1981; and as a Municipal Court Judge on the Orange County Municipal Court from 1981 to 1982. Since 1982, Judge Carter has served as a Superior Court Judge on the Orange County Superior Court.