History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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