History of the Federal Judiciary

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Barrett, Michael Ryan
Born 1951 in Cincinnati, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Nominated by George W. Bush on December 16, 2005, to a seat vacated by Walter Herbert Rice. Confirmed by the Senate on May 1, 2006, and received commission on May 5, 2006.

University of Cincinnati, B.A., 1974
University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Administrative hearing officer, State of Ohio, 1977-1978
Assistant and chief assistant prosecutor, Hamilton County, Ohio, 1978-1984
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1984-2006


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