History of the Federal Judiciary

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Berger, Irene Cornelia
Born 1954 in Richlands, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by Barack Obama on July 8, 2009, to a seat vacated by David A. Faber. Confirmed by the Senate on October 27, 2009, and received commission on November 9, 2009.

West Virginia University, B.A., 1976
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Legal Aid Society, Charleston, West Virginia, 1979-1982
Assistant prosecutor, Kanawha County, West Virginia, 1982-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of West Virginia, 1994
Judge, West Virginia Circuit Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1994-2009


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