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Chesney, Maxine M.

Born 1942 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 24, 1995, to a seat vacated by John P. Vukasin, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on May 8, 1995, and received commission on May 10, 1995. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2009.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1964
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:

Office of the District Attorney, San Francisco, California, 1968-1979; trial attorney, 1968-1969; senior trial attorney, 1969-1971; principal trial attorney, 1971-1976; head trial attorney, 1976; assistant chief deputy, 1976-1979
Judge, San Francisco [California] Municipal Court, 1979-1983
Judge, Superior Court of California, City and County of San Francisco (appointed and subsequently elected), 1983-1995

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, September 14, 1994; no Senate vote