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Judge Carolyn B. McHugh

Born 1957 in Abington, PA

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Michael R. Murphy. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2014.


University of Utah, B.A., 1978

University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1982

Professional Career

Law clerk, Hon. Bruce S. Jenkins, U.S. District Court, District of Utah, 1982-1983

Private practice, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1983-2005

Judge, Utah Court of Appeals, 2005-2014; associate presiding judge, 2010-2011; presiding judge, 2012-2014

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