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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.

Education:
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