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Friedland, Michelle Taryn
Born 1972 in Berkeley, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Raymond C. Fisher. Confirmed by the Senate on April 28, 2014, and received commission on April 29, 2014.

Education:
Stanford University, B.S., 1995
Stanford Law School, J.D., 2000

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. David Tatel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2000-2001
Law clerk, Hon. Sandra Day O'Connor, Supreme Court of the United States, 2001-2002
Lecturer in law, Stanford Law School, 2002-2004
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 2004-2014

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, August 1, 2013; no Senate vote

 

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