Jennifer Guerin Zipps
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona|
October 5, 2011
|Appointed by||Barack Obama|
|Preceded by||John Roll|
|Born||1964 (age 49–50)
Ashland, Ohio, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Arizona
Jennifer Guerin Zipps (born 1964) is a United States district judge on the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. The United States Senate confirmed her by unanimous consent on October 3, 2011. She received her judicial commission on October 5, 2011.
Guerin Zipps formerly had served as a United States magistrate judge.
Early life and education
From 1990 until 1991, Guerin Zipps served as a law clerk for Judge William C. Canby, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
From 1999 until 2005, Guerin Zipps served as a federal prosecutor. She was an Assistant United States Attorney, serving as chief of the Civil Division in 2002 and the Chief Assistant United States Attorney from 2002 until 2005.
In 2005, Guerin Zipps became a federal magistrate judge in Arizona.
Nomination to federal district court
On September 8, 2011, the Senate Judiciary Committee reported her nomination to the Senate floor by voice vote.
- The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (June 23, 2011). "President Obama Nominates Two to the United States District Court Bench". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved July 10, 2011.
- The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (June 23, 2011). "Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved July 10, 2011.
- Jennifer Guerin Zipps at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Arizona