Judge William T. “Bill” McGivern, Jr., who served as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of California from 1990-1992, passed away on February 19, 2012. He was 72 and died after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. McGivern worked in the U.S. Attorney’s office from 1973 to 1992. He served as the Chief Assistant to NAFUSA member Joe Russoniello before succeeding him as the U.S. Attorney. He later served as a judge on the Marin County Superior Court.
McGivern is survived by his wife Sally and his children: Marty Schein; Bill III; and Dan. After completing a career as a United States Naval officer, McGivern graduated from the University of San Francisoco Law School and obtained his LLM at Georgetown University. Click here to view the full obituary from The San Francisco Chronicle. NAFUSA arranged to have an American flag flown over the Department of Justice on February 28, 2012, in honor of Bill and sent to the family in his rememberance.