American President Joe Biden has nominated Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong as the District Court of California Judge.
Frimpong was part of President Biden’s seventh round of nominees for federal judicial positions, bringing the number of announced federal judicial nominees to 43.
This means she will be the only active African American woman judge on any federal district court in the state
Judge Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong has served as a judge on the Los Angeles County Superior Court since 2016. From 2015 to 2016, she served as Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of the Millennium Challenge Corporation.
She served as a law clerk for Judge Stephen Reinhardt on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit from 2001 to 2002. Judge Frimpong received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 2001 and her A.B., magna cum laude, from Harvard University in 1997.
The United States District Court for the Central District of California is one of 94 U.S. District Courts. They are the general trial courts of the United States federal courts. To learn more about the court.