9th Circuit to holding hearings
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Open to the public
Hon. Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain
Age 74 Born in New York, New York
Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Nominated by Ronald Reagan on August 11, 1986, to a seat vacated by Robert Boochever; Confirmed by the Senate on September 25, 1986, and received commission on September 26, 1986.
Education: St. John`s University, B.A., 1957; Harvard University, J.D., 1963; University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1992.
Professional Career: U.S. Army Reserve, JAG Corps, 1955-1978; Tax attorney, Standard Oil Company of New Jersey and New York City, 1963-1965; Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1965-1969; Deputy state attorney general, Oregon State Department of Justice, 1969-1971; Public utility commissioner, Oregon 1971-1973; Director, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, 1973-1974; Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1975-1986; Consultant, Office of the President-Elect of the United States, 1980-1981; Team leader, President’s Private Sector Survey on Cost Control/Grace Commission, 1982-1983; Chairman, Advisory Panel to the U.S. Secretary of Energy, 1983-1985.
Hon. Richard C. Tallman
Age 58 Born in Oakland, California
Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 20, 1999, to a seat vacated by Betty Binns Fletcher; Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on May 25, 2000.
Education: University of Santa Clara, B.S.C., 1975; Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1978.
Professional Career: Law clerk, Hon. Morell E. Sharp, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, 1978-1979; Trial attorney, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1979-1980; Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Washington, 1980-1983; Private practice, Seattle, WA, 1983-2000.
Hon. Milan D. Smith, Jr.
Age 69 Born in Pendleton, Oregon
Federal Judicial Service: Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2006, to a seat vacated by A. Wallace Tashima; Confirmed by the Senate on May 16, 2006, and received commission on May 18, 2006.
Education: Brigham Young University, B.A., 1966; University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1969.
Professional Career: Private practice, Los Angeles, California, 1969-2006; President-general counsel, Los Angeles State Building Authority, California, 1983-2006; Vice chairman, California Fair Employment and Housing Commission, 1987-1991.