History of the Federal Judiciary

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Roberts, Victoria A.
Born 1951 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat vacated by George La Plata. Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1998, and received commission on June 29, 1998.

University of Michigan, B.A., 1973
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Research attorney, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1976-1977
Legal research and writing teaching fellow, Detroit College of Law, Michigan State University, 1977-1978
Private practice, Michigan, 1977-1985
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1985-1988
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1988-1998
General counsel, Detroit Mayor-Elect Dennis Archer Transition Team, 1993-1994


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