CAROL A. CORRIGAN
and Professional Positions: Associate Justice of
the California Supreme Court (Appointed December
2005; confirmed January 4, 2006.) Associate
Justice, Court of Appeal, First Appellate District,
Division Three, 1994 - 2006 (Appointed 1994;
confirmed by voters, 1994). Judge, Alameda
County Superior Court 1991-1994 (Appointed
1991; elected by voters. 1992). Judge, Oakland,
Emeryville Piedmont Judicial District 1987-1991
(Appointed, 1987; elected by voters, 1988).
Senior Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County
1985-1987; Deputy District Attorney, same county,
Professional Activities: California
Judicial Council, 1997-2001. Judicial Council Task
Force on Jury Instructions, 1997-2005 (Chair). Commission
on Future of California’s Courts 1991-1994.
Center for Judicial Education & Research,
Governing Board, 1994-1997. President’s
Commission on Organized Crime, 1983-1986. Special
Consultant, President’s Task Force on
Victims of Violent Crime, 1982. Adjunct Professor
of Law: U.C. Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of
Law, 1984-1987, 1990-1994; U.C. Hastings College
of Law, 1981-1987, 1989; University of San
Francisco School of Law, 1988-1990; University
of Puget Sound School of Law, 1981. Faculty:
California Judicial College, 1988-present;
Continuing Judicial Studies Programs, 1989-present;
National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 1981-present
(Distinguished Faculty Award, 1997).
Involvement: Board of Directors: Holy Names
College 1988-present (Chair, 1990-present);
Saint Vincent’s Day Home, 1982-present
(Chair, 1991-present); Goodwill Industries
of the Greater East Bay, 1985-1989.
B.A., magna cum laude, Holy Names College, 1970
(Student Body President, Founder’s
Medal). J.D., Univ. of California, Hastings
College of the Law, 1975 (Law Journal, Note
and Comment Editor). Doctoral program, Clinical
Psychology, Saint Louis University, 1970-1972.
Born: August 16, 1948, Stockton, California.