History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Caulfield, Barbara A.
Born December 2, 1947, in Oak Park, IL
Died November 9, 2010

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 27, 1991, to a seat vacated by William W Schwarzer. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1991, and received commission on November 5, 1991. Service terminated on September 16, 1994, due to resignation.

Northwestern University, B.S., 1969
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
Researcher and attorney, Chicago Law Enforcement Study Group, Northwestern University Center for Urban Affairs, 1972-1973
Supervising attorney, Northwestern University School of Law Legal Aid Clinic, 1973-74
Professor of law, University of Oregon Law School, 1974-1978
Professor of law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1978-1983; academic dean, 1980-1981
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1983-1990, 1991, 1994-2010
Lecturer in law, Stanford Law School, 1988-2010
Senior counsel, Pacific Bell, 1990-1991


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