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Bade, Bridget Shelton

Born 1965 in Phoenix, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Barry G. Silverman. Confirmed by the Senate on March 26, 2019, and received commission on April 1, 2019.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, 2012-2019

Arizona State University, B.A., 1987
Arizona State University College of Law (now Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law), J.D., 1990

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1990-1991
Trial attorney, Environmental Torts Litigation Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1991-1995
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1995-2006
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Arizona, 2006-2012

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, August 27, 2018; no Senate vote