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Callahan, Consuelo Maria

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Born: 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 64 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Jurist

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1950 - Callahan was born in Palo Alto, California, on the 9th of June. American judge.

1972 - Graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Honors English.

1975 - Finished law at McGeorge School of Law.

         - Judge Callahan began her law career as Deputy City Attorney for Stockton, California.

         - Admitted to California Bar in December.

1986 - She accepted the job as a commissioner of the Stockton Municipal Court.

1987 - She received the Susan B. Anthony award for legal services, the Juvenile Justice Commission award for her work in the fields of child abuse and sexual assault.

1988 - She was the first judge from the Eastern District of California to sit on the Court of Appeals since the elevation of Anthony M. Kennedy to the Supreme Court on February 3rd.

1992 - Became the first Hispanic woman to be appointed to the San Joaquin County Superior Court.

1994 - Member of Executive Legislative Action Network, Judicial Council of California.

1995 - Member of Executive Board of California Judges Association.

1996 - Governor Pete Wilson appointed her to serve on the Third District California Court of Appeal in Sacramento.

1997 - Recipient of the Peacemaker of the Year Award from San Joaquin County Mediation Center.

2003 - Consuelo Maria Callahan was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by President George W. Bush on May 22nd.

         - The first Hispanic woman to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

2005 - Chicago Sun-Times columnist Robert Novak reported Callahan was one of two finalists for the O'Connor seat.

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