History of the Federal Judiciary


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McNamee, Stephen M.
Born 1942 in Cincinnati, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on February 20, 1990, to a seat vacated by Charles L. Hardy. Confirmed by the Senate on May 11, 1990, and received commission on June 4, 1990. Served as chief judge, 1999-2006. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2007.

Education:
University of Cincinnati, B.A., 1964
University of Arizona, M.A., 1967
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Attorney, Legal and Finance Department, Florsheim Shoe Company, 1969-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Arizona, 1971-1985; first assistant, 1980; chief assistant, 1981-1985
Lecturer, College of Business, University of Arizona, 1975-1979
U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona, 1985-1990

 

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