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Gleason, Sharon Louise

Born 1957 in Rochester, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 6, 2011, to a seat vacated by John W. Sedwick. Confirmed by the Senate on November 15, 2011, and received commission on January 4, 2012.

Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 1979
University of California, Davis, School of Law, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Edmond Wayne Burke, Alaska Supreme Court, 1983-1984
Private practice, Anchorage, Alaska, 1984-2001
Judge, Alaska Superior Court, 2001-2011; presiding judge, Third Judicial District, 2009-2011