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.

Education:
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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