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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.

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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