Hawkins, Michael Daly
Born in Winslow, Arizona in 1945. Service as Captain, USMC, 1970-73. A third generation native Arizonan, Judge Hawkins is a graduate of Arizona State University (BA, JD) and the University of Virginia (LL.M). A former US Attorney (D. Ariz. 1977-80), he was appointed to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in 1994, and currently serves as a Senior Judge. Judge Hawkins has been a leading advocate in the establishment of housing for homeless veterans and veteran treatment courts in Arizona. He serves as Chairman of the U.S. Vets Phoenix Advisory Board. In 2013, under Judge Hawkins’ leadership, the U.S. District Court for Arizona created a Veterans Treatment Program for veterans on federal probation in Arizona. Judge Hawkins regularly hosts a celebration of the Marine Corps Birthday at the Federal courthouse in Phoenix.