Barry G. Silverman

Hon. Barry G. Silverman
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 Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Circuit Judge, since February 4, 1998

Appointed 1998 by William J. Clinton
Bar Admissions:
Arizona, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1976
U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1976
U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona, 1976
Law Review: Arizona State Law Journal, 1974 - 1975

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1973
Honors: summa cum laude
Major: Political Science

Published Works:
A Judge's Mailbox, 18 Litigation 43, 1991

A Judge's Mailbox, Iowa Lawyer, 1993

Out of Order, Arizona Attorney, 8 Issues in 1991

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Adjunct Professor of Law, Arizona State University College of Law, 1989

Lecturer on Community Property, Arizona Bar Review Course, 1989 - Present

Honors and Awards:
Henry Stevens Award, Maricopa County Bar Association, 1991

Excel Award, Society of National Association Publications, 1992

Outstanding Alumnus Award, Arizona State University College of Law Alumni Association, 1994

Judicial Division of the Year, Maricopa County Superior Court, 1994

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, 1976 - Present

Federal Bar Association, 1995 - Present

Maricopa County Bar Association, 1976 - Present

International Brotherhood of Magicians

Society of American Magicians

Past Employment Positions:
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, U.S. Magistrate Judge, 1995 - 1998

Superior Court of Arizona, Judge, 1984 - 1995

Maricopa County, Superior Court of Arizona, Superior Court Commissioner, 1979 - 1984

Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Deputy County Attorney, 1977 - 1979

City of Phoenix Prosecutor's Office, Assistant City Prosecutor, 1976 - 1977

Birth Information:
1951, New York, New York, United States of America

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