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Hon. Donald W. Molloy, U.S. District Court Judge



Nominated by William J. Clinton
Received commission August 1, 1996
Chief Judge: 2001-2008


  • EDUCATION: University of Montana, Missoula, MT, B.A., 1968; University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, MT, J.D., 1976

  • MILITARY SERVICE: Entered active duty for the U.S. Navy in 1968; released as LT, Naval Aviation in 1973 after service on USS John F. Kennedy (CVA-67)

  • CAREER RECORD: Law Clerk, Honorable James F. Battin, U.S. District Court Judge, District of Montana, 1976-1978; Partner, Anderson Edwards & Molloy, 1980-1990, Partner, Anderson & Molloy, 1990-1991; Private practice, The Molloy Law Offices, 1990-1996

  • MEMBERSHIPS: State Bar of Montana; American College of Trial Lawyers; American Board of Trial Advocates MT Chapter, founding member; President's Club, University of Montana; Ninth Circuit Judicial Council (May 1, 2006 - Feb. 1, 2008); Ninth Circuit Chief Judges Conference (2001-2008); Ninth Circuit Judicial Council Executive Committee (2007-2008); Federal Criminal Rules Advisory Committee (2007-present)