The long road to the bench is one filled with surprising twists and turns. Neither of the Ninth Circuit's newest judges initially knew that the judiciary was their chosen profession. Listen as Chief Judge Don Myers speaks to Judge Madrigal and Judge Kraynick about their background, their journey to the bench, their greatest challenges, stress management and much more.
Donald A. Myers, Jr.
Chief Judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit
Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. has served as a Circuit Judge since 2011. He was elected as Chief Judge and will start his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.