M. Margaret McKeown

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Casper, WY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1975-1998
Special assistant to the secretary of the interior and special assistant at the White House, 1980-1981

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, March 29, 1996; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Wyoming
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1972
Name of School - Second: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1975

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Court Name: 

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/8/1998
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