Barbara Caulfield

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Barbara Caulfield
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   11/5/1991 - 9/16/1994
Preceded by:   William Schwarzer
Succeeded by:   Susan Illston
Personal History
Born:   1947
Undergraduate:   Northwestern University (1969)
Law School:   Northwestern University School of Law (1972)



Barbara A. Caulfield (1947-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Caulfield was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on June 27, 1991, to a seat vacated by William Schwarzer;[1] she was confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1991, and received commission on November 5, 1991. She served the Northern District of California until her resignation on September 16, 1994. Caulfield was succeeded in this position by Susan Illston.

Early life and education

  • Northwestern University, B.S., 1969
  • Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional career

  • Researcher and attorney, Chicago Law Enforcement Study Group, Northwestern University Center for Urban Affairs, 1972-1973
  • Supervising attorney, Northwestern University School of Law Legal Aid Clinic, 1973-74
  • Professor of law, University of Oregon Law School, 1974-1978
  • Professor of law, University of California, San Francisco, Hastings College of the Law, 1978-1983
  • Academic dean, 1980-1981
  • Private practice, San Francisco, California, 1983-1990; 1991; 1994-present
  • Lecturer in law, Stanford Law School, 1988-present
  • Senior counsel, Pacific Bell, 1990-1991

Judicial career

Northern District of California

Caulfield was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on June 27, 1991, to a seat vacated by William Schwarzer;[1] she was confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1991, and received commission on November 5, 1991. She served the Northern District of California until her resignation on September 16, 1994. Caulfield was succeeded in this position by Susan Illston.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Schwarzer
Northern District of California
1991–1994
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Susan Illston