History of the Federal Judiciary

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Bolton, Susan Ritchie
Born 1951 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 21, 2000, to a seat vacated by Robert C. Broomfield. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 2000, and received commission on October 13, 2000. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2016.

University of Iowa, B.A., 1973
University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Laurance T. Wren, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1975-1977
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1977-1989
Judge, Arizona Superior Court, Maricopa County, 1989-2000


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