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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Arizona|
|Appointed by:||Jimmy Carter|
|Active:||6/30/1980 - 10/10/1994|
|Senior:||10/10/1994 - Present|
|Preceded by:||92 Stat. 1629|
|Succeeded by:||Roslyn Silver|
|Home State:||Tucson, AZ|
|Bachelors:||U. of Arizona, B.S., 1948|
|Law School:||U. of Arizona College of Law, LL.B., 1951|
|Military service:||U.S. Navy 1943 - 1946 Ensign|
Earl Carroll is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. He joined the court in 1980 after being nominated by President Jimmy Carter. Carroll is a judge serving on senior status.
Early life and education
A native Arizonan, Carroll graduated from the University of Arizona with his Bachelor's Degree in 1948 and with his law degree in 1951. Carroll also served as a US Navy Ensign from 1943 to 1946.
Carroll served as a Law clerk in the Arizona Supreme Court from 1951 to 1952 before spending the rest of his pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Arizona from 1952 to 1981. Carroll also served as special counsel for the City of Tombstone from 1962 to 1965.
District of Arizona
Carroll was nominated by President Jimmy Carter on June 2, 1980 to a new seat created by 92 Stat. 1629 which was approved by Congress. Carroll was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 26, 1980 on a senate vote and received commission on June 30, 1980. Carroll later assumed senior status on October 10, 1994. Carroll was succeeded in this position by Roslyn Silver.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Arizona
|Magistrate judges||Lawrence Anderson • David Duncan • Michelle Burns • Mark Aspey • Hector Estrada • D. Thomas Ferraro • Steven Logan • Jacqueline Marshall • Charles Pyle • Bernardo Velasco • James F. Metcalf • John Buttrick •|
|Former Article III judges||
William Henry Sawtelle • Richard Elihu Sloan • Fred Clinton Jacobs • John Roll • Mary Murguia • Albert Morris Sames • David Ling • Richard Bilby • William Browning • William Copple • Valdemar Cordova • Walter Craig • Arthur Davis • William Frey • Charles Muecke • Mary Richey • Howard Speakman • Charles Hardy • James A. Walsh •
|Former Chief judges|