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Barber, Thomas Patrick

Born 1966 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by James D. Whittemore. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 2019, and received commission on July 11, 2019.

Education:
University of Florida, B.A., 1989
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1992-1997, 2000-2004
Assistant state attorney, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida, 1997-1999
Assistant statewide prosecutor, State of Florida, 1999-2000
Adjunct professor of law, Stetson Law School, 2004-
Judge, Hillsborough County [Florida] Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 2004-2008
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 2008-2019
Adjunct professor of innovative education, University of South Florida, 2018-

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, May 7, 2018; no Senate vote