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Lawrence J. ONeill – 2012

Lawrence J. ONeill – 2012

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Rev. 112012 
FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2012 U.S.C. app. JOI-I 11) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) O'Neill, Lawrence Court Organization Eastern District California Date Report 03/06/2013 Title (Article Ill judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Article III Judge (active)  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date Initial [{] Annual Sh. [2] Amended Report Final Reporting Period 01/01/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
United States Courthouse 
2500 Tulare Street 
Fresno, California 93721 

IMPORTANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. Insert signature last page. POSITI NS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable positions.) POSITION NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Trustee Trust 
Board Director Federal Bar Association 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individ11al only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 1999 State California Judges Retirement Plan (pension commences age 63) 

III. N-JNVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instructions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income [{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  
SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME (yours, not spouse's) Spouse's Non-Investment Income -I/you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section. 
(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE 

IV. REIMBURSEMENTS --transportation, lodging ,food, entertainment. 
(Includes lhosero spouse and dependem children; see pp. 25-27 filing ins/rue/ions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable reimbursements.) SOURCE DATES LOCATION PURPOSE ITEMS PAID PROVIDED 

03/06/2013 GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-31 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable gifts.) SOURCE DESCRIPTION 
VI, LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) 
[{] NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION VALUE CODE 

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1ne1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (I) 
(1) 
(2) 
Place "(X)" after each asset 
Amount Type (e.g., Value Value Type (e.g., Date Value Gain Identity 
Code
exempt from prior disclosure 
div., rent, Code Method buy, sell, mm/dd/yy Code Code buyer/seller Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001  $2.500 =$2,501  $5.000  D=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$I 00.00 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112=More than $5.000,000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 orlcss =$15,001  $50.000 =$50.00  $100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and D3) =$250.001  $500.000 =$500.001  $1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000  1'2 =$5.000.001  $25.000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.00  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Mc1hod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estalc Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value =Other =Estimated  

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, vatue, transactions r1nc111des t1tose spouse and dependent c1tudren; see PP 34-60of1mnc instr11ctions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period 
Income Goin Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001  $2.500 =$2.501  $5.000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50.000 (Sec Columns and 04) F=$50,001 -$100.000 0=$100,001 -$1.000.000 Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000,000 =More than $5,000.000 
Value Codes J=$15,000 less K=$15.00l $50.000 L=$50.00I -$I 00.000 =$100,00 -$250.000 

(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00  $500.000 0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000,000 =$5,000.001 -$25,000.000 
1'3 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 
Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market (Sec Column C2) =Book Value V=Othcr =Estimated 

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions dming reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (2) 
(!) 
(3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5.001 -$15,000 =$15.00I -$50,000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000,001 -$5,000,000  1!2 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,00,-$50.000 =$50,00 I00,000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.001  $1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50,000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Ren! Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including tmst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (I) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

52. First Eagle Overseas IRA (Schwab)  Dividend  
53. Rowe Price new ERA  Dividend  
54. California Bond  Interest  
55. Morgan Highbridge Stat Mkt  Dividend  
56. Pimco Emrg Local  Interest  
57. California Health stock  Dividend  
58. Rowe Price New Income Fund  Dividend  
59. Permanent Portfolio  Dividend  
60. Berwyn Income Fund  Dividend  
61. American Fund New World  Dividend  
62. Market Vectors ETF Miners Fund  Dividend  Sold  07/24/12  
63. Vanguard Interim Term Tax Exempt (Schwab)  Interest  
64. First Eagle Gold Fund  Interest  Buy  07/20/12  
65. American Fund New World  Interest  Buy  02/10/12  
66. Osterweis Strategic Income Fund  Interest  Buy  02/10/12  
67. Highmark Generva Mid Cap Growth  Interest  Buy  05/21/12  
68. Merger Fund Reinv Divs  Dividend  Buy  05121112 Income Gain Codes: i,000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000  0=$5.001 -$15,000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50,00  00.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000  112 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100,00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns nnd 03) =$250,001 -$500.000 =$500.001 -$1,000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000,001 -$25,000,000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50,000,000 Value Method Codes =Apprnisnl =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

03/06/2013

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trnst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  111 =$1.000.001 -$5,000,000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$I 00.00 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000,000  1'2 =$5.000,001  $25,000.000  
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000  1'4 =More than $50.000,000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Hook Value =Other =Estimated  

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(I) (2) (3) (4) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) Income Gain Codes: t.000 less =$1,00 -$2.500 =$2,501 -$5.000  0=$5.001 -$15.000  E=$15.00l -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.001 -$1 00.000 =$I 00,00 -$1,000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100,001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 =$500,001 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5,000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Mclhod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other ""Estimated  

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and usTS -income, vaflle, transactions (lnc/11des those spouse and dependent children; seePP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less  B=$1.00l -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5.000  D=$5.001-$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Colunms and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000  112 ,;More than $5.000.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$!00.001 -$250,000  
(Sec Columns and DJ) =$250.001  $500.000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5,000.000 =$5,000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25,000.00I  $50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =01hcr =Estimated  

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instr11c1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1.001  $2.500 =$2.SOI -$5.000 =$5,001 -$15,000  =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and 04) =$50.00 -$I 00.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000  Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000,000 =More than $5,000,000 Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000 =$500.00 $1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000,000 =$5,000.001 -$25,000,000  
1'3 =$25.000.001  $50.000.000  1'4 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes  Q=Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2) =Book Value =Other =Estimated  

03/06/2013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS --income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trnst assets) reporting period reporting period 
(I) (I) (2) (I) (3) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

137. Merger Fund Reinv Divs
Dividend Buy 10/10/12 
138. Pimco Emrg Local 
10/10/12 KInt./Div. Buy 
139. Primecap Odyssey Growth Reinv Divs Int./Div. Buy 10/10/12 
140. Global Natural 
Int./Div. 10/10/12 Buy 
141. Rowe Price New Era LInt./Div. Buy 10/10/12 
142. Vanguard Div Appreciation Buy 10/09/12Int./Div. 
143. Tweedy Browne Global
Int./Div. Buy 10/10/12 
144. Primecap Odyssey Growth Buy 11/21/12
Interest 
145. Global Natural 
Buy 11/21/12
.lnt./Div. 
146. Blackrock Global 
Buy 11/21/12
Interest 
147. Loomis Sayles Bond Fund 
Buy 11/21/12Interest 
148. Pimco All Asset Inst! Int./Div. 
Buy 1/21/ 
149. American Cap World 
Buy 11/21/12Int./Div. 
150. American Fundamental 
Buy 11/21/12 LInt./Div. 
151. American Fund New World Int./Div. Buy 11/21/12 
(2) (2) (4) (5) 
152. Forward Select Income  Int./Div. Buy  11/21/12  
153. Berwyn Income Fund  Int./Div. Buy  11/21/12 Income Gain Codes: .000 less (Sec Columns and D4) =$50.001 -$100.000 Value Codes =$15.000 less (Sec Columns and D3) =$250.00  $500.000 1'3 =$25.000.00  $50.000.000 Value Mc1hod Codes =Appraisal (Sec Column C2) =Hook Value =$1 .001 -$2.500 =$100,00  $1.000.000 =$15,001  $50.000 =$500,001 -$1.000.000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) V=Othcr =$2.501 -$5.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$50.001  $100.000 =$1,000.001  $5,000.000 1'4 =More than $50.000.000 =Assessment =Estimated =$5.001 -$15.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 =$100.001 -$250.000 =$5.000.001  $25,000.000 =Cash Market =$15,001 -$50,000  

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  
(including trust assets)  reporting period reporting period  

Transactions during reporting period 
(I) 
(2) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset exempt from prior disclosure  Amount Code  Type (e.g., div., rent,  Value Code  Value Method  Type (e.g., buy, sell,  Date mm/dd/yy  Value Code  Gain Code  Identity buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction)  

154.  Egshares ETF  Int./Div.  Buy  12/11112  
155.  First Eagle Gold Fund  Int./Div.  Buy  12/14/12  
156.  Santa Clara, CalifUni School bonds  Int./Div.  Buy  12/14/12  
157.  Osterweis Strategic Income Fund  Int./Div.  Buy  12/26/12  
158.  T.Rowe Price New Income Fund  Int./Div.  Buy  12/26/12  
159.  Vanguard Primecap Core Fund  Int./Div. Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less B=$1,001 -$2.500 =$2.501 -$5,000 =$5,001 -$15,000 =$15,001 -$50,000 (Sec Columns and D4) =$50,001 -$100,000 I00,00 -$1,000.000 
Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15,001 -$50.000 

(Sec Columns and D3) =$250,001 -$500,000 =$500.001 -$1.000.000 
1'3 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 
Value Mclhod Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment =Cash Market 

(Sec Column C2) =Hook Value =Other =Estimated 

Date Report 
O'Neill, Lawrence 
03/06/2013
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part report 
The Argonaut Investment VII, line was purchased more than years ago (prior taking the Bench) initial investment $50,000. 

All the assets Part VII are the Living Trust referred Part line 
O'Neill, Lawrence 
03/06/2013
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions of5 U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353 and Judicial Conference regulations. 

Signature: Lawrence O'Neill 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL 
AND CRIMINAL SANCTIO U.S.C. app.  104) 

Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544