History of the Federal Judiciary


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Reiss, Christina Clair
Born 1962 in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
Nominated by Barack Obama on October 13, 2009, to a seat vacated by John Garvan Murtha. Confirmed by the Senate on November 21, 2009, and received commission on December 21, 2009. Served as chief judge, 2010-present.

Education:
St. Michael`s College, B.A., 1984
University of Arizona College of Law, J.D., 1989

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1989-1990
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1990-1992
Private practice, Burlington, Vermont, 1992-2004
Judge, Lamoille County [Vermont] District and Superior Courts, 2004-2009

 

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