History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Keenan, Barbara Milano
Born 1950 in Vienna, Austria

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on September 14, 2009, to a seat vacated by H. Emory Widener, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 2010, and received commission on March 9, 2010.

Education:
Cornell University, B.A., 1971
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1974
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1992

Professional Career:
Assistant commonweath attorney, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1974-1976
Commissioner in chancery, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1975-1980
Private practice, Fairfax, Virginia, 1976-1980
Member, Board of Zoning Appeals, Fairfax County, Virginia, 1978-1980
Judge, Fairfax [Virginia] General District Court, 1980-1982
Judge, Virginia Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, 1982-1985
Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia, 1985-1991
Justice, Supreme Court of Virginia, 1991-2010

 

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