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Julie Rikelman

Judge Rikelman was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in June 2023.  She graduated from Harvard College in 1993 and Harvard Law School in 1997.  After graduating from law school, she clerked for Justice Dana A. Fabe on the Alaska Supreme Court and Judge Morton I. Greenberg on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Judge Rikelman worked at the Center for Reproductive Rights from 1999 to 2001, and again from 2011 to 2023, serving as its U.S. Litigation Director beginning in 2012.  In addition, from 2001 to 2011, she worked in private practice and as Vice President of Litigation at NBC Universal, Inc.  Clerk's Office Telephone Number: (617) 748-9057.