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Callahan, Consuelo M. "Connie"
|Name||Consuelo M. "Connie" Callahan|
Palo Alto, California , United States
|| June 09, 1950
Mar 14, 2010 04:04pm
|Info||Consuelo Maria Callahan |
Judge Callahan was born in Palo Alto, California. She was raised in Fremont and attended public schools both in Fremont and in Los Altos. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Honors English in 1972. Callahan then attended law school at McGeorge School of Law, graduating in 1975.
Judge Callahan began her law career as Deputy City Attorney for Stockton, California, then became Deputy District Attorney in San Joaquin County. In that position, Callahan took a special interest in child abuse and sexual assault cases. In 1986, Callahan began her judicial career when she accepted the job as a commissioner of the Stockton Municipal Court. In 1992 she became the first Hispanic woman to be appointed to the San Joaquin County Superior Court. In 1996, Governor Pete Wilson appointed her to serve on the Third District California Court of Appeal in Sacramento.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 12, 2003, to a seat vacated by Ferdinand F. Fernandez; Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 2003, and received commission on May 28, 2003.
Stanford University, A.B., 1972
McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D., 1975