History of the Federal Judiciary


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Collins, Raner Christercunean
Born 1952 in Malvern, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 11, 1998, to a seat vacated by William D. Browning. Confirmed by the Senate on July 31, 1998, and received commission on August 3, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2013-present.

Education:
Arkansas Polytechnic College (now Arkansas Tech University), B.A., 1973
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Pima County [Arizona] Attorney's Office, 1975-1981; law clerk, 1975-1976; trial attorney, 1976-1981
Magistrate, Tucson [Arizona] City Court, 1981-1983
County attorney, Pima County, Arizona, 1983-1985
Judge pro tem, Superior Court of Arizona, Pima County, 1985-1988
Judge, Superior Court of Arizona, Pima County, 1988-1998

 

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