History of the Federal Judiciary


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Thapar, Amul Roger
Born 1969 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 24, 2007, to a seat vacated by Joseph M. Hood. Confirmed by the Senate on December 13, 2007, and received commission on January 4, 2008.

Education:
Boston College, B.S., 1991
University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. S. Arthur Spiegel, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1994-1996
Law clerk, Hon. Nathaniel R. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1996-1997
Adjunct professor, University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1995-1997, 2002-2006
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1997-1999
Trial advocacy instructor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1999-2000
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1999-2000
General counsel, Equalfooting.com, 2000-2001
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2001-2002
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Ohio, 2002-2006
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2006-2007

 

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