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.

Education:
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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