Barry Silverman

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Barry Silverman
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Station:   Phoenix, AZ
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   2/4/1998 - Present
Preceded by:   William Canby, Jr.
Past post:   District of Arizona
Past term:   1995-1998
Personal History
Born:   1951
Hometown:   New York, NY
Undergraduate:   Arizona State University 1973
Law School:   Arizona State University College of Law 1976

Barry G. Silverman is a federal appeals judge with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit based in San Francisco. He joined the court in 1998 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton.

Early life and education

Silverman graduated from Arizona State with his bachelor's degree in 1973 and later graduated from Arizona State Law with his juris doctorate degree in 1976.[1]

Professional career

Silverman began his legal career as a Assistant city prosecutor for the Phoenix City Prosecutor's Office from 1976 to 1977 before becoming Deputy county attorney for the Maricopa County Attorney's Office from 1977 to 1979 before being a Superior court commissioner for Maricopa County from 1979 to 1984. In 1984, Silverman became a Superior Court Judge in the Arizona Superior Court from 1984 to 1995.[1]

Judicial career

District of Arizona

Silverman began his federal judicial career with the United States District Court for the District of Arizona as a federal magistrate judge as Silverman was appointed to a eight year full-time term in 1995. Silverman served in that capacity until 1998 when he was nominated to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.[2]

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Silverman was nominated by President Bill Clinton on November 8, 1997 to a seat vacated by William Canby, Jr.. Silverman was confirmed by the Senate on January 28, 1998 on a majority voice vote and received commission on February 4, 1998.[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Canby
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
1998–Present
Succeeded by:
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