History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Nelson, Susan Richard
Born 1952 in Buffalo, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 21, 2010, to a seat vacated by James M. Rosenbaum. Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 2010, and received commission on December 21, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2000-2010

Oberlin College, B.A., 1974
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978-1980
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1980-1983
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1984-2000


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