History of the Federal Judiciary

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Prost, Sharon
Born 1951 in Newburyport, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 21, 2001, to a seat vacated by S. Jay Plager. Confirmed by the Senate on September 21, 2001, and received commission on September 24, 2001.

Cornell University, B.S., 1973
George Washington University, M.B.A., 1975
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1979
George Washington University Law School, LL.M., 1984

Professional Career:
Labor relations specialist, U.S. Civil Service Commission, 1973-1976
Specialist and auditor, General Accounting Office, 1976-1980
Field attorney, Federal Labor Relations Authority, 1980-1983
Attorney, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1983-1984
Assistant, associate, and acting solicitor, National Labor Relations Board, 1984-1989
Chief labor counsel, U.S. Senate, 1989-1993
Minority chief counsel, deputy chief counsel, and chief counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1993-2001


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