Maryanne Barry

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Maryanne Barry
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Title:   Senior judge
Position:   Seat #9
Station:   Philadelphia, PA
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   9/22/1999 - 6/30/2011
Senior:   6/30/2011 - Present
Preceded by:   Lee Sarokin
Succeeded by:   Patty Shwartz
Past post:   District of New Jersey
Past term:   1983-1999
Personal History
Born:   1937
Hometown:   New York, NY
Undergraduate:   Mount Holyoke College '62
Law School:   Hofstra U. Law '74

Maryanne Trump Barry (b. 1937) is a federal appeals judge serving on senior status with the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She joined the court in 1999 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. She assumed senior status on June 30, 2011.

Early life and education

Born in New York City, New York, Barry graduated from Mount Holyoke College with her bachelor's degree in 1958 and received her Master's degree from Columbia University in 1962. Barry earned her Juris Doctor degree from and later graduated from Hofstra University School of Law in 1974.[1]

Judge Maryanne Barry is the sister of famous real estate mogul Donald Trump.[2]

Professional career

Barry served in various positions as a Staff Attorney for the District of New Jersey U.S. Attorney's Office from 1974 to 1983. Barry was first an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office from 1974 to 1975, before appointment to serve as Deputy Chief of the Appeals Division representing the District of New Jersey before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States from 1976 to 1977. Barry was the Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney of the Appeals Division until 1982, also serving as the Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney from 1981 to 1982. Barry was the First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey and served as Chair of the Criminal Law Committee for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference from 1981 to 1983.[1]

Judicial career

District of New Jersey

Barry was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey by President Ronald Reagan on September 14, 1983 to a seat vacated by Curtis Meanor. Barry was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 6, 1983 on a Senate vote and received commission on October 7, 1983.[1] Barry was succeeded in this position by Joel Pisano.

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

On the recommendation of New Jersey U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, Barry was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit by President Bill Clinton on June 17, 1999 to a seat vacated by Lee Sarokin who assumed senior status. Barry was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 13, 1999 on a Senate voice vote and received commission on September 22, 1999.[3] She assumed senior status on June 30, 2011.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Henry Meanor
District of New Jersey
1983–1999
Succeeded by:
Joel Pisano
Preceded by:
Lee Sarokin
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
1999–2011
Succeeded by:
Patty Shwartz