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McHugh, Carolyn Baldwin
Born 1957 in Abington, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Michael R. Murphy. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2014, and received commission on March 14, 2014.

University of Utah, B.A., 1978
University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1982

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Bruce S. Jenkins, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1982-1983
Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1983-2005
Judge, Utah Court of Appeals, 2005-2014; associate presiding judge, 2010-2011; presiding judge, 2012-2014

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, May 16, 2013; no Senate vote


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