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Kevin V. Ryan, JD Biography

United States Attorney for the Northern District of California
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Partner, Allen Matkins Law Firm
  • Appointed, by President G.W. Bush, 48th United States Attorney for the Northern District of California, 2002-present
  • Top 100 Irish American by the Irish America magazine, 2003
  • Man of the Year Award, Hibernian-Newman Club, 2003
  • Member then Presiding Judge, San Francisco Superior Court, 1999-2002
  • Elected to the Municipal Court, 1998
  • Municipal Court Trial Judge of the Year, San Francisco Trial Lawyers’ Association, 1998
  • Appointed Judge, San Francisco Municipal Court, 1996
  • Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County District Attorney’s Office
  • Judicial Council’s Executive Legislative Action Network
  • Criminal Law Planning Committee of the California Continuing Judicial Studies Program
  • Adult Probation Department’s Oversight Committee
  • Executive Committee of the San Francisco Superior Court
  • Executive Committee of the University of San Francisco School of Law’s American Inn of Courts
  • University of San Francisco’s Law Society Board of Governors
  • Faculty member, University of San Francisco School of Law Intensive Trial Advocacy Program
  • JD, University of San Francisco School of Law
  • BA, History, Dartmouth College
  • Saint-Ignatius College Preparatory
  • None found
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  1. Does the PATRIOT Act Unfairly Target Minority and Immigrant Communities?