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.

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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