Judge Bridget Bade

Judge Bridget Bade

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 78–21 on March 26, 2019

  • B.A., Arizona State University 1987
  • J.D., Arizona State University College of Law 1990
  • Law clerk, Hon. Edith H. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1990-1991
  • Trial attorney, Environmental Torts Litigation Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1991-1995
  • Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1995-2006
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Arizona, 2006-2012

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Blumenthal (D-CT), Booker (D-NJ), Cantwell (D-WA), Casey (D-PA), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Gillibrand (D-NY), Harris (D-CA), Hirono (D-HI), Klobuchar (D-MN), Markey (D-MA), Menendez (D-NJ), Merkley (D-OR), Murray (D-WA), Peters (D-MI), Sanders (I-VT), Schumer (D-NY), Smith (D-MN), Stabenow (D-MI), Warren (D-MA), Wyden (D-OR)