United States District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller (KJM)


Federal Judicial Service:

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Appointed as United States District Judge December 21, 2010.



Pomona College, B.A., cum laude, 1981

Stanford Law School, J.D., 1995

Judicial Extern, Chambers of Honorable David F. Levi,

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Spring 1994

Research Assistant to Professor Barbara Babcock, Spring 1995


Professional Career:


Elected Member, Sacramento City Council, Sacramento, California

Summer 1994 & 1995-2000

Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Sacramento, California


Private Practice, Law Offices of Kim J. Mueller, Sacramento, California



Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Federal Courts (Fall 2009)

Copyright Law (Spring 2001)

Computer and Internet Law (Spring 2000, Fall 2000)

University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law

Cyberlaw 101 (Spring 1999)


Committees and Activities:

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California

Judicial Advisory Committee (2001-2003)

Annual Conference Co-Chair (2001)

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution (2002-2008)

Lawyer Representative to Circuit Conference (1999-2003)


State Bar of California:

Access to Justice Commission, Federal Courts Subcommittee (2008-Present)


Federal Bar Association:

Programs Co-Chair, Sacramento Chapter (2001-2002)

Treasurer, Sacramento Chapter (2002)

National Convention Chair (1999)