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Name Chesney, Maxine M.
City San Francisco
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chesney, Maxine M.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Chesney, Maxine M.
Born 1942 in San Francisco, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 24, 1995, to a seat vacated by John P. Vukasin, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on May 8, 1995, and received commission on May 10, 1995. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2009.

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1964
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:
Office of the District Attorney, San Francisco, California, 1968-1979; trial attorney, 1968-1969; senior trial attorney, 1969-1971; principal trial attorney, 1971-1976; head trial attorney, 1976; assistant chief deputy, 1976-1979
Judge, San Francisco [California] Municipal Court, 1979-1983
Judge, Superior Court of California, City and County of San Francisco (appointed and subsequently elected), 1983-1995

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, September 14, 1994; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) ED-CA-0010 : K.C. v. O'Connell
EE-CA-0133 : EEOC v. LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES
EE-CA-0222 : EEOC v. TAYLOR MADE DIGITAL SYTEMS, INC.
IM-CA-0023 : Chintakuntla v. INS
IM-CA-0054 : AFL-CIO v. Chertoff
JC-CA-0029 : Schaffer v. Alameda County
JC-CA-0041 : Schneider v. City and County of San Francisco
JI-CA-0019 : Suon v. County of Alameda
PC-CA-0062 : Thomas v. Ponder
PN-CA-0031 : Smith v. City of Oakland


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