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Barbara Brandriff Crabb

Barbara Brandriff Crabb, American federal judge. Bar: Wisconsin 1963. Membership chair Milwaukee League Women Voters; Member of American Bar Association, University Wisconsin Law Alumni Association, Dane County Bar Association, State Bar Wisconsin, National Association Women Judges.

Background

  • Crabb, Barbara Brandriff was born on March 17, 1939 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Charles Edward and Mary (Forrest) Brandriff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Wisconsin, Madison, 1960. Juris Doctor, University Wisconsin Law School, 1962.

    Career

    • Associate Roberts, Boardman, Suhr & Curry, Madison, 1962-1964. Legal researcher University Wisconsin Law School, 1968-1970, American Bar Association Project Minimum Standards of Criminal Justice, Madison, 1970-1971. Magistrate judge United States Dist Court (western district) Wisconsin, 1971-1979, judge, 1979—2009, chief judge, 1980-1996, senior judge, since 2010.

      Member Governor's Task Force Prison Reform, 1971—1973.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Wisconsin 1963.

    Membership

    Membership chair Milwaukee League Women Voters. Member of American Bar Association, University Wisconsin Law Alumni Association, Dane County Bar Association, State Bar Wisconsin, National Association Women Judges.

    Connections

    • Married Theodore E. Crabb, Junior, August 29, 1959. Children: Julia Forrest, Philip Elliott.
    • father: Charles Edward Brandriff
    • mother: Mary (Forrest) Brandriff
    • spouse: Theodore E. Crabb
    • children: Julia Forrest Crabb
    • Philip Elliott Crabb
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