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January 31, 2003 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
President Bush has nominated Orange County Superior Court Judge James V. Selna to the federal bench in Los Angeles. Selna has served as a Superior Court judge since 1998. Before that, he was a partner at the Southern California law firm of O'Melveny & Meyers. Selna, 57, earned his bachelor's and law degrees from Stanford University. If confirmed by the Senate, he will replace retiring U.S. District Judge J. Stephen Letts.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 31, 2003 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
President Bush has nominated Orange County Superior Court Judge James V. Selna to the federal bench in Los Angeles. Selna has served as a Superior Court judge since 1998. Before that, he was a partner at the Southern California law firm of O'Melveny & Meyers. Selna, 57, earned his bachelor's and law degrees from Stanford University. If confirmed by the Senate, he will replace retiring U.S. District Judge J. Stephen Letts.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 6, 2003 | From Times staff reports
A swearing-in ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. July 17 for two federal judges recently assigned to the U.S. District Court in Santa Ana. James V. Selna and Cormac Carney were confirmed by the U.S. Senate in March and April, respectively, and were initially assigned to the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. Carney was appointed to Orange County Superior Court by Gov. Gray Davis in October 2001. Selna was appointed to the Orange County Superior Court in 1998.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 10, 2001 | From Times Staff Writers
A judge Tuesday upheld a jury's $21-million award to a woman who said her attorney's bad advice left her destitute. Orange County Superior Court Judge James V. Selna reviewed Friday's verdict, and judgment was entered against Lee Durst, a court clerk said. A lawsuit filed by Robin Wilt accused Durst of botching her claim against a mortgage company that foreclosed on her San Juan Capistrano home.
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March 29, 2003 | From a Times Staff Writer
The U.S. Senate on Friday unanimously confirmed Orange County Superior Court Judge James V. Selna to serve on the federal court for the Central District of California. Selna, 58, was appointed in 1998 to Orange County Superior Court, where he heard business, environmental, antitrust and construction-defect cases. He also served on the General Civil Panel and on the North Panel at the North Justice Center, where he heard primarily criminal matters.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 6, 2006 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A Fountain Valley man was sentenced to more than five years in prison Thursday for his role in an elaborate series of schemes to smuggle undocumented immigrants from China into the United States for as much as $60,000 apiece. Claud Wei, 44, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge James V. Selna to pay a $20,000 fine. Before 9/11, Wei and several co-conspirators recruited U.S.
BUSINESS
May 30, 2012 | By Ryan Faughnder
A former executive at an Orange County valve company pleaded guilty to bribing a Chinese government official, the U.S. Attorney's office announced Tuesday. Paul Cosgrove, former executive vice president of the Rancho Santa Margarita-based Control Components Inc., admitted to taking part in a foreign bribery scheme that resulted in a profit of $46.5 million, according to the U.S. Attorney in Los Angeles. Before U.S. District Judge James V. Selna in Santa Ana, he pleaded guilty to one count of making a corrupt payment of about $7,500 to a foreign government official in China.
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February 22, 1996 | CATHY CURTIS
A decision on whether to merge the Newport Harbor Art Museum and Laguna Art Museum into a single institution is due Tuesday, when trustees of the institutions will vote separately on the issue. James V. Selna, president of the Newport Harbor board, said Wednesday that the merger will be the single agenda item at his museum's 5:30 p.m. board meeting. Before the vote, he said, there will be "full and fair opportunity for discussion of all viewpoints."
ENTERTAINMENT
June 22, 1991 | MARK I. PINSKY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Newport Harbor Art Museum has elected a new slate of officers in the wake of what outgoing board Chairman Thomas H. Nielsen called "a series of difficult challenges." Over the past two years, the museum's director, Kevin Consey, and chief curator, Paul Schimmel, left for other posts, and plans for a new museum as developed by Italian architect Renzo Piano were jettisoned. The new board president is Joan Frances Beall of Corona del Mar, who has been a board member since 1988.
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May 8, 1996 | ZAN DUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Newport Harbor Art Museum officials "absolutely" will scuttle plans to merge with the Laguna Art Museum if the Laguna museum membership fails to approve related bylaw and charter changes, NHAM President James V. Selna said this week. Laguna trustee David Emmes II has said he thinks negotiations could continue in any case. But Selna said the amendments "represent important constitutional concerns for the Newport trustees and if they are not met, we just would not proceed."
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