History of the Federal Judiciary

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Gerrard, John Melvin
Born 1953 in Schuyler, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 4, 2011, to a seat vacated by Richard George Kopf. Confirmed by the Senate on January 23, 2012, and received commission on February 6, 2012.

Nebraska Wesleyan University, B.S., 1976
University of Arizona, M.P.A., 1977
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Private practice, Norfolk, Nebraska, 1981-1995
Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court, 1995-2012


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