History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Coffman, Jennifer B.
Born 1948 in Union City, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Eugene E. Siler, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 1993, and received commission on October 1, 1993. Service terminated on January 8, 2013, due to retirement.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Eugene E. Siler, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 1993, and received commission on October 1, 1993. Served as chief judge, 2007-2012. Service terminated on January 8, 2013, due to retirement.

Education:
University of Kentucky, B.A., 1969
University of Kentucky, M.S., 1971
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1977-1993
Adjunct instructor, University of Kentucky College of Law, 1979-1981

 

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