History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hurwitz, Andrew David
Born 1947 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 2, 2011, to a seat vacated by Mary Murphy Schroeder. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 2012, and received commission on June 27, 2012.

Education:
Princeton University, A.B., 1968
Yale Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Connecticut Army National Guard/U.S. Army Reserve specialist 5, 1969-1975
Law clerk, Hon. Jon O. Newman, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1972
Law clerk, Hon. J. Joseph Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1972-1973
Law clerk, Hon. Potter Stewart, Supreme Court of the United States, 1973-1974
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1974-1980, 1983-2003
Faculty, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, 1977-1980, 1988, 1994-1995, 2001, 2004-
Chief of staff, Gov. Bruce Babbitt, Arizona, 1980-1983
Justice, Arizona Supreme Court, 2003-2012; vice chief justice, 2009-2012

 

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