Saundra Brown Armstrong

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Saundra Brown Armstrong
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
Assumed office
March 23, 2012
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
In office
June 18, 1991 – March 23, 2012
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by William A. Ingram
Succeeded by Jon S. Tigar
Personal details
Born 1947 (age 69–70)
Oakland, California
Alma mater

California State University, Fresno
University of San Francisco.

Pacific School of Religion

Saundra Brown Armstrong (born 1947) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

Born in Oakland, California, Armstrong received an A.A. from Merritt College in 1967 and a B.A. from California State University, Fresno in 1969. She was a police officer in the Oakland Police Department from 1970 to 1977. She then received a J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1977. She was a Judicial extern, California Court of Appeals in 1977, and was a deputy district attorney in Alameda County, California from 1978 to 1979 and from 1980 to 1982. From 1979 to 1980, she was a senior consultant to the California Assembly Committee on Criminal Justice. She was a Trial attorney of Public Integrity Section of the United States Department of Justice from 1982 to 1983, and then served as a Commissioner on the Consumer Product Safety Commission from 1983 to 1986, and on the United States Parole Commission from 1986 to 1989. She was a judge on the Alameda Superior Court, California from 1989 to 1991.

On April 25, 1991, Armstrong was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California vacated by William A. Ingram. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 14, 1991, and received her commission on June 18, 1991. She earned a Masters of Divinity (MDiv) from the Pacific School of Religion in 2012 and she assumed Senior Status on March 23, 2012.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
William Austin Ingram
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California
1991–2012
Succeeded by
Jon S. Tigar