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Faber, David A.

Born 1942 in Charleston, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 1, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on November 21, 1991, and received commission on November 25, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2002-2007. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2008.

West Virginia University, A.B., 1964
Yale Law School, J.D., 1967
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., judicial process, 1998
University of Cambridge, Ph.D., 2014

Professional Career:

Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1967-1968, 1972-1981, 1987-1991
U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1968-1972
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1973-1977
West Virginia Air National Guard, 1978-1992
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1981-1986
Special part-time assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of West Virginia, 1988-1990