THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Okinawa, Japan) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 22, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES SUSAN RITCHIE BOLTON, MARY H. MURGUIA, AND JAMES A. TEILBORG TO THE FEDERAL BENCH The President today nominated Susan Ritchie Bolton, Mary H.
Murguia, and James A. Teilborg to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.
Susan Ritchie Bolton, of Paradise Valley, Arizona, has been a judge on the Superior Court of Maricopa County, Arizona since 1989. Prior to assuming the state bench, Bolton was a partner (1982-1989) and associate (1977-1982) at Shimmel, Hill, Bishop & Gruender. Bolton received her B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Iowa in 1973 and her J.D. degree, with high distinction, from the University of Iowa College of Law in 1975. Following law school, Bolton clerked for the Honorable Laurance T. Wren of the Arizona State Court of Appeals (1975-1977).
Mary H. Murguia, of Phoenix, Arizona, has been an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona since 1990, and has served on detail as the Director of the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys at the Department of Justice since 1999. Murguia previously served as that office's Principal Deputy Director (1999) and Counsel to the Director's Staff (1998-1999). She began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney for the Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office in Kansas City, Kansas (1985-1990). Murguia received her B.A. and B.S. degrees from the University of Kansas in 1982 and her J.D. degree from the University of Kansas Law School in 1985.
James A. Teilborg, of Phoenix, Arizona, has been a shareholder at Teilborg, Sanders & Parks since 1973. Prior to assuming his current position, Teilborg was a partner at Dunn & Teilborg (1972-1973) and an associate at O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Westover, Killingsworth & Beshears (1967-1972). Teilborg attended Colorado State University and Colorado State College from 1960 to 1963, and received his J.D. degree from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1966.
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