History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Armstrong, Saundra Brown
Born 1947 in Oakland, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 25, 1991, to a seat vacated by William A. Ingram. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 1991, and received commission on June 18, 1991. Assumed senior status on March 23, 2012.

Education:
Merritt College, A.A., 1967
California State University, Fresno, B.A., 1969
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 1977
Pacific School of Religion, M.Div., 2012

Professional Career:
Police officer, Oakland, California, 1970-1977
Judicial extern, California Court of Appeal, 1977
Deputy district attorney, Alameda County, California, 1978-1979, 1980-1982
Senior consultant, California Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice, 1979-1980
Trial attorney, Public Integrity Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1982-1983
Commissioner, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 1983-1986
Commissioner, U.S. Parole Commission, 1986-1989
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Alameda, 1989-1991

 

Submit Questions About Judicial History