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Beaton, Benjamin Joel

Born 1981 in Paducah, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on September 8, 2020, to a seat vacated by Justin Reed Walker. Confirmed by the Senate on November 17, 2020, and received commission on December 1, 2020.

Centre College, B.A., 2003
Columbia Law School, J.D., 2009
Temple Bar Scholar, American Inns of Court, 2012

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. A. Raymond Randolph, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2009-2010
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2010-2011, 2012-2018
Law clerk, Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court of the United States, 2011-2012
Private practice, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2018-2020