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Joan Stevenson Brennan

Joan Stevenson Brennan, American federal judge. Bar: California. Member National Association Women Judges, National Association Magistrate Judges.

Background

  • Brennan, Joan Stevenson was born on February 21, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of James and Betty (Holland) Stevenson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Skidmore College, 1954. Juris Doctor, Santa Clara University, 1973.

    Career

    • Deputy district attorney District Attorneys Office, Santa Clara, California, 1974-1978. Legal counsel United States Leasing International, San Francisco, 1978-1979. Assistant United States attorney United States District Court (northern district) California, 1980-1982, United States Magistrate judge, since 1982.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member National Association Women Judges, National Association Magistrate Judges.

    Connections

    • Married Lane P. Brennan, June 26, 1954 (divorced 1970). Children: Suzanne, Steven, Clayton, Elizabeth, Catherine.
    • father: James Stevenson
    • mother: Betty (Holland) Stevenson
    • spouse: Lane P. Brennan
    • children: Suzanne Brennan
    • Steven Brennan
    • Clayton Brennan
    • Elizabeth Brennan
    • Catherine Brennan
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    Born February 21, 1933
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