History of the Federal Judiciary


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Mosman, Michael W.
Born 1956 in Eugene, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 8, 2003, to a seat vacated by Robert E. Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 2003, and received commission on September 26, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2016-present.

Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2013-present

Education:
Ricks College (now Brigham Young University -- Idaho), A.B., 1979
Utah State University, B.S., 1981
Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 1984

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Malcolm Wilkey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1984-1985
Private practice, 1985
Law clerk, Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Supreme Court of the United States, 1985-1986
Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1986-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Oregon, 1988-2001
U.S. attorney for the District of Oregon, 2001-2003

 

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