Morrison England Jr.
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Year Graduated: 1983
Judge Morrison England, Jr., '83, sits on the bench of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California. He was nominated for the federal court in March 2002 by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate five months later. A football player at the University of the Pacific, England had a tryout with a National Football League team and was an assistant college football coach as a law student. He was a partner in a general practice law firm for 13 years before being appointed by Governor Pete Wilson to the Sacramento Municipal Court. In 1997, he was elevated to the Sacramento Superior Court where he served until his nomination to the federal bench.