Phyllis Jean Hamilton

Personal

Birthday: 
1952
Birthplace: 
Jacksonville, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Deputy public defender, California, 1976-1980
Manager, EEO programs, Farinon Electric Corporation, 1980
Administrative judge, U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, San Francisco, California, 1980-1985
Commissioner, Oakland-Piedmont-Emeryville [California] Municipal Court, 1985-1991

Education

Name of School: 
Stanford University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1974
Name of School - Second: 

Santa Clara University - School of Law

Santa Clara University School of Law will excel in preparing its students to meet the challenges of a legal profession that is increasingly global, technologically sophisticated, and culturally diverse. In fulfilling this vision, the Law School is dedicated to educating lawyers of competence, conscience and compassion.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1976

Judicial Career

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

California Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/25/2000
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1991-2000

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