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, 1962
Law School:   Hofstra University Law, 1974

Maryanne Trump Barry 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.[1]

Early life and education

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 J.D. 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

  • 1981-1983: Chair, Criminal Law Committee, Third District Court of Appeals Judicial Conference
  • 1981-1982: Executive assistant U.S. attorney
  • 1976-1977: Deputy chief, Appeals Division
  • 1974-1975: Assistant U.S. attorney[1]

Judicial career

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 voice vote and received commission on September 22, 1999.[3] She assumed senior status on June 30, 2011.

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 Judge Curtis Meanor. Barry was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 6, 1983, and received commission on October 7, 1983.[1] Barry was succeeded in this position by Joel Pisano.

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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