History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Keeley, Irene Patricia Murphy
Born 1944 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 1, 1992, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1992, and received commission on August 12, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2001-2008.

Education:
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, B.A., 1965
West Virginia University, M.A., 1977
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Private practice, Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1980-1992
Adjunct professor of law, West Virginia University College of Law, 1990-1991

 

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