History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Batchelder, Alice Moore
Born 1944 in Wilmington, DE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on February 28, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985, and received commission on April 4, 1985. Service terminated on January 4, 1992, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 12, 1991, to a seat vacated by Frederick Pierce Lively. Confirmed by the Senate on November 27, 1991, and received commission on December 2, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2009-2014.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Ohio, 1983-1985

Education:
Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., 1964
University of Akron School of Law, J.D., 1971
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1988

Professional Career:
Private practice, Medina, Ohio, 1971-1983

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, October 5, 1984; no Senate vote

 

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