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Claria H. Boom, Eastern District of Kentucky

Nomination

  • June 7, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed April 10, 2018
  • Age: 49 – Approximately

Career

  • Member, Frost Brown Todd L.L.C. (2006 – Present)
    • 2012 Mentor of the Year
    • Chairperson, Compensation Committee
    • Member, Women’s Initiative Steering Committee
  • Executive Director, Equine Education Project (2005 – 2006)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, EDKY (1998 – 2005)
  • Associate, King & Spalding – Atlanta, Georgia (1995 – 1998)

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D. (1994)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Executive Editor, Journal of Transnational Law
    • Best Oralist, King & Spalding Moot Court
    • Am Jur Awards
      • Contracts I
      • Bankrputcy
  • Transylvania University, B.A. (1991)
    • Summa Cum Laude
    • W.T. Young Scholarship
    • Holleian Society

Links




Robert E. Wier, Eastern District of Kentucky

Nomination

  • August 3, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed June 5, 2018
  • Age: 50

Career

  • United States Magistrate Judge (2006 – Present)
  • Partner, Ransdell and Wier PLLC (1996 – 2006)
  • Associate, Stoll, Keenon & Park LLP (1993 – 1996)

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D. (1992)
    • Valedictorian
    • Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Law Journal
  • University of Kentucky, B.A. (1989)
    • High Distinction
    • Departmental Honors

Clerkships

  • Judge Siler, Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

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Rebecca Grady Jennings, Western District of Kentucky

Nomination

  • September 7, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed April 12, 2018
  • Age: 38

Career

  • Director, Middleton Reutlinger (2003 – Present)
    • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Kentucky Super Lawyers, Kentucky Rising Stars, civil litigation defense
    • The Best Lawyers in America 2018 in litigation – labor and employment
  • Law clerk, Hon. William J. Haynes Jr., U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee (2002-03)

Education

  • Emory University, B.A. (1999)
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D. (2002)
    • Senior Associate, American University International Law Review

Links

http://www.middletonlaw.com/professionals-Rebecca-Grady-Jennings

https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/files/epress/THE_WHITE_HOUSE.pdf?cachebuster:27

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/09/07/president-donald-j-trump-announces-seventh-wave-judicial-candidates


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Justin R. Walker, United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky

Nomination

  • Nominated: June 24, 2019
  • Confirmed: November 5th, 2019

Career

  • Assistant Professor of Law, Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville (2015 – present)
    • Co-Director of the Ordered Liberty Program
  • Partner, Counsel at Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP [unavailable]
  • Appellate Attorney, Gibson, Dun & Crutcher LLP [unavailable]

Education

  • Harvard Law School; J.D. [unavailable]
    • Notes Editor, Harvard Law Review
    • magna cum laude
  • Duke University; B.A. [unavailable]
    • summa cum laude

Clerkships

  • Justice Anthony Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States [unavailable]
  • Judge Brett Kavanaugh, United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit [unavailable]

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