History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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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