Silver, Roslyn O.
- Born 1946 in Phoenix, AZ
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 14, 1994, to a seat vacated by Earl H. Carroll. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2011-2013. Assumed senior status on September 3, 2013.
University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 1968
Arizona State University College of Law, J.D., 1971
Law clerk, Hon. Lorna Lockwood, Arizona Supreme Court, 1971-1972
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1972-1974, 1978-1979
Advisor and litigator, Education Division, Native American Rights Fund, Navajo Nation, 1974-76
In-house labor counsel, Greyhound Corporation, 1976-1978
Trial attorney, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1979-1980
Assistant attorney general, State of Arizona, 1984-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Arizona, 1980-1984, 1986-1994; chief, Criminal Division, 1989-1994
Appointed as Roslyn Moore-Silver