University of Michigan Law School
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Name Hamilton, Phyllis Jean
City San Francisco
State CA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hamilton, Phyllis Jean
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hamilton, Phyllis Jean
Born 1952 in Jacksonville, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Nominated by William J. Clinton on February 9, 2000, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on May 25, 2000. Served as chief judge, 2014-present.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1991-2000

Education:
Stanford University, B.A., 1974
University of Santa Clara (now Santa Clara University) School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Deputy public defender, California, 1976-1980
Manager, EEO programs, Farinon Electric Corporation, 1980
Administrative judge, U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, San Francisco, California, 1980-1985
Commissioner, Oakland-Piedmont-Emeryville [California] Municipal Court, 1985-1991

compress summary

Case(s) DR-CA-0024 : Moeller v. Taco Bell
DR-CA-0029 : Gray Panthers v. Schwarzenegger
DR-CA-0035 : Saldana-Neily v. Taco Bell of America
ED-CA-0006 : Renee v. Duncan
EE-AZ-0008 : EEOC v. AUTONATION USA CORPORATION
EE-CA-0306 : Amochaev v. Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
EE-CA-0307 : Holloway v. Best Buy Co.
EE-CA-0309 : Crawford v. US Bancorp Piper Jaffray Inc.
EE-CA-0311 : Babbitt v. Albertson's Inc.
EE-CA-0333 : Carter v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
EE-CA-0341 : Barefield v. Chevron U.S.A., Inc.
EE-IL-0333 : EEOC v. United Airlines
IM-CA-0017 : Catholic Charities v. Chertoff
IM-CA-0044 : Ortiz v. Meissner
IM-CA-0061 : Committee for Immigrant Rights of Sonoma County v. Sonoma County


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