Procter Ralph Hug

Hon. Procter Ralph Hug Jr.
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Address: The James R. Browning Courthouse
95 7th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 355-8000
Web site:

Position Education Honors
Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Senior Circuit Judge, since January 1, 2002

Appointed 1977 by Jimmy Carter
Stanford Law School, Stanford, California, 1958

University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada, 1953

Published Works:
Nevada pattern Civil Jury Instructions, 1965

Article: The Constitution, Judges and Changing Times, N.Y.B.J., July, 1987

Honors and Awards:
University of Nevada Outstanding Alumnus Award, 1967

University of Nevada Distinguished Nevada Citation, 1982

Alumnus of the Year, University of Nevada, 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Law Institute

American Judicature Society

National Judicial College

American Bar Association, 1971 - 1978
Nevada State Delegate

American Bar Association, 1976 - 1978
Board of Governors

National Association of College and University Attorneys

Nevada State Bar
Committee on Jury Instructions

Young Democrats of Nevada, 1960 - 1961
Vice President

Nevada Telephone and Telegraph Co., 1958 - 1977
Vice President/Director

University of Nevada Alumni Association

Stanford Law School
Board of Visitors

Reno Chamber of Commerce

Ninth Circuit Education Committee, 1982 - Present

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1980 - 1983
Executive Committee

Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1983

Past Employment Positions:
Ninth Circuit Judicial Tenure Committee, Member, 1977

U.S. Secretary of the Army, Civilian Aide, 1977

University of Nevada System, General Counsel, 1972 - 1976

University of Nevada, Board of Regents, 1962 - 1971

University of Nevada, Chairman, Board of Regents, 1969 - 1971

Woodburn, Wedge, Blakey, Folsom & Hug, Reno, 1963 - 1977

Springer, McKissick & Hug, Reno, Associate, 1958 - 1963

United States Navy, Lieutenant, 1954 - 1955

State of Nevada, Deputy Attorney General

Reno, Nevada, Private Practice, 1958 - 1977

Birth Information:
1931, Reno, Nevada, United States of America

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