Marilyn Hall Patel

Personal

Birthday: 
1938
Birthplace: 
Amsterdam, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1963-1967
Attorney, Immigration and Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice, San Francisco, California, 1967-1971
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1971-1976
Adjunct professor of law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1974-1976
Judge, Oakland-Piedmont [California] Municipal Court, 1976-1980

Education

Name of School: 
Wheaton College, Illinois
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1959
Name of School - Second: 

Fordham University School of Law

The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society's most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1963

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of California
Court Name: 

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
6/30/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/30/2009
Termination Date: 
9/30/2012
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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