History of the Federal Judiciary


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Thompson, Ojetta Rogeriee
Born 1951 in Anderson, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on October 6, 2009, to a seat vacated by Bruce M. Selya. Confirmed by the Senate on March 17, 2010, and received commission on March 30, 2010.

Education:
Brown University, A.B., 1973
Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Rhode Island Legal Services, Providence, Rhode Island, 1976-1979
Private practice, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 1979-1980
Assistant city solicitor, Providence, Rhode Island, 1980-1982
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1980-1988
Associate judge, Rhode Island District Court, Sixth Division, 1988-1997
Associate justice, Rhode Island Superior Court, 1997-2010

 

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