History of the Federal Judiciary

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Tallman, Richard C.
Born 1953 in Oakland, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 20, 1999, to a seat vacated by Betty Binns Fletcher. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on May 25, 2000.

University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University), B.Sc., 1975
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Morell E. Sharp, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1978-1979
Trial attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1979-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Washington, 1980-1983
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1983-2000


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