History of the Federal Judiciary


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Friedman, Jerome B.
Born 1943 in Newark, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 26, 1997, to a seat vacated by Robert G. Doumar. Confirmed by the Senate on November 7, 1997, and received commission on November 12, 1997. Assumed senior status on November 30, 2010. Service terminated on August 19, 2011, due to retirement.

Education:
Old Dominion College, B.S., 1965
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Trust administrator, First Union National Bank, 1969-1970
Private practice, 1970-1985
Judge, Virginia Beach [Virginia] Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 1985-1991; chief judge, 1988-1991
Judge, Virginia Circuit Court, Second Judicial Circuit, 1991-1997; chief judge, 1994-1997

 

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