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Murphy, Michael R.

Born 1947 in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 25, 1995, to a seat vacated by Monroe G. McKay. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1995, and received commission on August 14, 1995. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2012.

Creighton University, B.A., 1969
University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. David T. Lewis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 1972-1973
Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1973-1986
Judge, Utah District Court, Third District, 1986-1995; presiding judge, 1990-1995