Michelle Taryn Friedland

Personal

Birthday: 
1972
Birthplace: 
Berkeley, CA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. David Tatel, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2000-2001
Law clerk, Hon. Sandra Day O`Connor, Supreme Court of the United States, 2001-2002
Lecturer in law, Stanford Law School, 2002-2004
Private practice, San Francisco, California, 2004-2014

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, August 1, 2013; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Stanford University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1995
Name of School - Second: 

Stanford University Law School

At Stanford Law School, excellence is a given. Our community: engaged faculty and students, influential alumni, dedicated staff is united in its belief that a Stanford Law degree is a powerful tool for change. Our programs: intensive curriculum, hands-on legal clinics, high-profile academic centers cultivate professional skills and values, inspire new ideas, and engage leaders in developing solutions. And our resources: from cutting-edge facilities to the diverse advantages of Stanford University make the Stanford Law campus an ideal environment for exploring and mastering the law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
2000

Judicial Career

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

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/29/2014
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