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Barker, Pamela Ann

Born 1957 in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Donald C. Nugent. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 2019, and received commission on June 18, 2019.

Kenyon College, B.A., 1979
Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 1982

Professional Career:

Adjunct faculty, Cleveland State University, 1983
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1983-1985, 2000-2006
Progressive Insurance Company, Mayfield Village, Ohio, 1985-1990, 1994-1996; claims adjuster, 1985-1986; claims attorney, 1986-1988; in-house counsel, 1988-1990, 1994-1996
Private practice, Brecksville, Ohio, 1990-1994, 1996-2006
Magistrate, City of Brecksville, Ohio, 2000-2011
Claims litigation manager, Bristol West Insurance Group, Independence, Ohio, 2006-2010
Claims counsel, Farmers Insurance Exchange, Woodland Hills, California, 2010-2011
Judge, Cuyahoga County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 2011-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, April 12, 2018; no Senate vote

Miscellaneous Information:

Former names: Pamela Ann Addison; Pamela Addison Barker