History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Illston, Susan Yvonne
Born 1948 in Tokyo, Japan

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 23, 1995, to a seat vacated by Barbara A. Caulfield. Confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1995, and received commission on May 26, 1995. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2013.

Education:
Duke University, B.A., 1970
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Private practice, Burlingame, California, 1973-1995

 

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