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Johnston, Thomas E.

Born 1967 in Charleston, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 28, 2005, to a seat vacated by Charles H. Haden, II. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 2006, and received commission on April 17, 2006. Served as chief judge, 2017-present.

West Virginia University, B.A., 1989
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., U.S. District Court, Northern Distict of West Virginia, 1992-1994
Private practice, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1994-2001
U.S. attorney for the Northern Distict of West Virginia, 2001-2006