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Miranda Du

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Miranda Du
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Service:
Appointed by:   Barack Obama
Approval vote:   59-39
Active:   3/28/2012 - Present
Preceded by:   Roger Hunt
Personal History
Undergraduate:   University of California, Davis, B.A., 1991
Law School:   University of California, Berkeley Law, J.D., 1994
Miranda Du is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. Sh was nominated to the court by President Barack Obama. Prior to becoming a judge, Du was a partner at the firm McDonald Carano Wilson LLP, in Reno, Nevada.[1]

Early life and education

Du received a B.A. from U. of California, Davis in 1991 and a juris doctorate degree from University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall) in 1994.[1]

Professional career

  • Attorney, McDonald Carano Wilson LLP, 1994-2002
  • Partner, McDonald Carano Wilson LLP, 2002-2012

[1]

Judicial career

District of Nevada

Nomination Tracker
 Candidate:Miranda Du
 Court:District of Nevada
 Progress:Confirmed 239 days after nomination.
ApprovedANominated:8/2/2011
ApprovedAABA Rating:Substantial Majority Qualified, Minority Not Qualified
ApprovedAQuestionnaire:Questionnaire
ApprovedAHearing:10/4/2011
DefeatedDQFRs:
DefeatedDReported: 
ApprovedAConfirmed:3/28/2012
 Vote:

On August 2, 2011, Du was nominated to the federal bench by President Barack Obama to the seat vacated by Roger Hunt.[2][3] Of the appointment, Obama said, “Miranda Du will be an esteemed addition to the Federal bench for the people of Nevada. I am grateful for her dedication to public service.”[1]

Du was rated Substantial Majority Qualified, Minority Not Qualified by the American Bar Association. She had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary committee on October 4, 2011 and you can find her Committee Questionnaire available here and her Questions for the Record available here.[4]

On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, Du was confirmed by the United States Senate to the United States District Court for the District of Nevada with a vote of 59-39.[5]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Roger Hunt
District of Nevada
2012–Current
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
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