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Schroeder, Mary Murphy

Born 1940 in Boulder, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on May 3, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1979, and received commission on September 26, 1979. Served as chief judge, 2000-2007. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2011.

Swarthmore College, B.A., 1962
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1965

Professional Career:

Trial attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1965-1969
Law clerk, Hon. Jesse A. Udall, Arizona Supreme Court, 1969-1970
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1971-1975
Visiting instructor, Arizona State University Law School, 1975-1976, 1978
Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, 1975-1979
Lecturer, Duke University, 1995
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2001-2007