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Morgan B. Christen – 2012

Morgan B. Christen – 2012

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NONE (No reportable positions.)  
POSITION  NAME ORGANIZATION/ENTITY Judge  Ninth Circuit Court Appeals  

Rev. 1/2013 
INITIAL FILING U.S.C. app.  101-111) Person Reporting (last name, first, middle initial) Christen, Morgan Court Organization United States Court Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Date Report 05/15/201 Title (Article III judges indicate active senior status; magistrate judges indicate full-or part-time) Active  Sa. Report Type (check appropriate type) Nomination Date [{] Initial Annual Final Sb. Amended Report Reporting Period 01/1 4/2012 12/31/2012 Chambers Office Address 
222 West 7th Avenue, Suite 261, Box Anchorage, 99513 
IMPORT ANT NOTES: The instructions accompanying this form must followed. Complete all parts, checking the NONE box for each part where you have reportable information. POSITIONS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 9-13 filing instructions.) 
Director Alaska Community Foundation 

II. AGREEMENTS. (Reporting individual only; see pp. 14-16 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable agreements.) 

PARTIES AND TERMS 2012 Alaska State Employee Accounts (Judicial Retirement; 457 Plan, 401(a) Plan); control 
2001 Preston Gates Ellis Retirement Savings with former law firm; control 

05115/2013 

III. 0N-INVESTMENT ME. (Reporting individual and spouse; see pp. 17-24 filing instmctions.) Filer's Non-Investment Income  NONE (No reportable non-investment income.)  

 SOURCE AND TYPE  INCOME  
(yours, not spouse's) 2012  Alaska Court System  $15,834.00 2012 

$878.00 Spouse's Non-Investment Income you were married during any portion the reporting year, complete this section.

(Dollar amount not required except for honoraria.) NONE (No reportable non-investment income.) SOURCE AND TYPE 2012 	Self Employed Attorney 
IV. REIMBURSEMENTS -transportation, lodgingJood, entertainment. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 25-27 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable reimbursements.)  
SOURCE  DATES  LOCATION  PURPOSE  ITEMS PAID PROVIDED  University Illinois College Law  April -April 12, 2012  Champaign, Illinois  Judge moot court competition  Transportation, lodging, meals, parking  

Golden Gate University Law May 24, 2012 San Francisco, California Spoke law school Transportation, lodging, meals, parking School commencement 	Brigham Young University, October -Provo, Utah Judge moot court Transportation, rental car, lodging, meals, Reuben Clark Law School November 2012 competition parking 
Rasmuson Foundation September -Silver Salmon, Alaska Spoke group Transportation, lodging, meals Women's Retreat September 14, 2012 women the non-profit 
community GIFTS. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 28-3I filing instructions.)  NONE (No reportable gifts.)  
SOURCE  DESCRIPTION  VALUE  Former law clerks  Judicial robe (value approximate)  $500.00 

VI. LIABILITIES. (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 32-33 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable liabilities.) CREDITOR DESCRIPTION Wells Fargo Bank Mortgage rental property Blaine, Washington 
VALUE CODE People's Bank LOC rental property #2, Blaine Washington Wells Fargo Bank 

None Wells Fargo Bank 

None 
Chase Home Finance 
Chase Home Finance None 

05/15/2013

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS income, value, transactions (Includes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.)  
Description Assets  Income during  Gross value end  Transactions during reporting period  
(including tmst assets)  reporting period reporting period  

(2) (2) (I) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/ddlyy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1,000 less =$1,001 -$2,500 c=$2.501 -$5,000 D=$5.001-$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000 (Sec Columns and D4) F=$50,001 -$100.000 !00.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 fl2 =More than $5,000.000 
Value Codes =$15,000 less =$15.001 -$50,000 L=$50.001 -$100.000 !00.00 -$250.000 

(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 0=$500,00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.001 -$50,000.000 =More than $50.000.000 
Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment T=Cash Market (Sec Column C2) V=Othcr

U=Book Value =Estimated 

0511512013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vat11e, transactions r1nc111des those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 14-60 filing ins1ruc1ions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(2) (I) (2) (3) (5) 

Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) 
18. 
Vanguard Limited-Term Tax Exempt Fund Interest 

19. 
Stoel Rives Capital Account 	None 

20. 
HEWM Investment Fund -no control None 

21. 	
HEWM VIII Investment Fund -no control None 

22. 	
HEWM XII Investment Fund -no control 

None 
HEWM Investment Fund -no control 	Distribution 
24. 	Venture Law Group Invst. 2004 -no control 	Distribution 
Venture Law Group Invst. 2005-no control 
None 
26. 	
Venture Law Group Invst. 2006-no control 

27. 	
Venture Law Group Invst. 2007-no control 

28. 	
Investment property #1, Nelson, 

29. 	
Investment property #2, Blaine, 

30. 	
Investment property #2, Blaine, 

31. 	
Rental property formerly ("Y") Blaine, 

32. 	
Rental property #1, Blaine, 

None  
None  
None  
None  
None  Rent  

Rental property #2, Blaine, Rent 

34. Rental property #3, Blaine,  Rent Income Gain Codes: (See Columns and D4) Value Codes (Sec Columns and D3) Value Method Codes (Sec Column C2)  A=$1.000 Jess F=$50.001 -$100.000 =$15.000 less N=$250.00I -$500.000 =$25.000.001 -$50.000.000 =Appraisal =Book Value =$1,00 -$2.500 =$I 00.001 -$1.000.000 =$15.001 -$50.000 =$500.00 -$1.000.000 =Cost (Real Estate Only) V=Othcr  c=$2.501 -$5.000 Ill=$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 L=$50.001 -$100.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 =Assessment W=Estimated  D=$5.001 -$15.000 112 =More than $5.000.000 I00.00 -$250.000 =$5.000.001 -$25.000.000 T=Cash Market  E=$15.001 -$50.000  

05/1 5/2013 

VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, vatue, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see PP 34-60 filing instructions.) NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 
(I) (2) (2) (2) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code2  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  

transaction) Income Gain Codes: =$1.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500 c=$2.501 -$5.000 =$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000 

(See Columns 04) =$50.001 -$100.000 =$!00.001  $1.000.000 Ill =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 
Value Codes =$15.000 less =$15.001 -$50.000 L=$50.00 -$100.000 =$100.00 -$250.000 

(See Columns and 03) =$250.00 -$500.000 0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 
Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment T=Cash Market (Sec Column C2) V=Othcr =Book Value =Estimated 

Christen, Morgan 
0511512013
VII. INVESTMENTS and TRUSTS -income, value, transactions r1nc1udes those spouse and dependent children; see pp. 34-60 filing instructions.J NONE (No reportable income, assets, transactions.) 
Description Assets Income during Gross value end Transactions during reporting period (including trust assets) reporting period reporting period 

(2) (I) (2) (3) (4) (5) 
Place "(X)" after each asset  Amount  Type (e.g.,  Value  Value  Type (e.g.,  Date  Value  Gain  Identity  
exempt from prior disclosure  Code  div., rent,  Code  Method  buy, sell,  mm/dd/yy  Code  Code  buyer/seller  
(A-H) int.)  (J-P)  Code3  redemption)  (J-P)  (A-H)  (if private  
(Q-W)  transaction) Income Gain Codes: I.000 less =$1,001 -$2.500  c=$2,501 -$5,000  D=$5.001 -$15.000 =$15.001 -$50.000  
(Sec Columns and D4)  f=$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$1.000.000 =$1.000.001 -$5.000.000 =More than $5.000.000 Value Codes  J=$15.000 less  K=$15.001 -$50.000 =$50.001 -$100.000 =$100.001 -$250.000  
(Sec Columns and 03) =$250.001 -$500.000  0=$500.00 -$1.000.000 =$1,000.001 -$5.000.000 =$5.000.001 -$25,000.000 =$25.000.00 -$50.000.000 =More than $50.000.000 Value Method Codes =Appraisal =Cost (Real Estate Only) =Assessment  T=Cash Market  
(Sec Column C2)  U=Book Value  V=Othcr  W=Estimated  

Date Report 
Christen, Morgan 
05/15/2013
VIII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION EXPLANATIONS. (lndicate part ofreport. 

Entries Part VII, lines and represent transfer from Ameritrade Municipal portfolio Ready Assets Prime Money. 

05/15/2013 
IX. CERTIFICATION. certify that all information given above (including information pertaining spouse and minor dependent children, any) accurate, true, and complete the best knowledge and belief, and that any information not reported was withheld because met applicable statutory provisions permitting non-disclosure. further certify that earned income from outside employment and honoraria and the acceptance gifts which have been reported are compliance with the provisions U.S.C. app.  501 et. seq., U.S.C.  7353, and Judicial Conference regulations. 
Signature: Morgan Christen 
NOTE: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLFULLY FALSIFIES FAILS FILE THIS REPORT MAY SUBJECT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL SANCTIONS U.S.C. app.  104) 

Committee Financial Disclosure Administrative Office the United States Courts Suite 2-301 One Columbus Circle, N.E. Washington, D.C. 20544