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Rossman, Veronica Sophia

Born 1972 in Moscow, Russia

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Joseph R. Biden on May 12, 2021, to a seat vacated by Carlos F. Lucero. Confirmed by the Senate on September 20, 2021, and received commission on September 28, 2021.

Columbia University, B.A., 1993
University of California Hastings College of the Law (now UC College of the Law, San Francisco), J.D., 1997

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. A. William Maupin, Supreme Court of Nevada, 1997-1998
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1998-2001
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 2001-2002, 2004-2005
Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Colorado and Wyoming, 2002-2003, 2010-2021; assistant federal public defender, 2002-2003, 2010-2015; chief of appeals, 2015-2017; supervisory assistant federal public defender, 2015-2021; senior counsel, 2017-2021
Staff attorney, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2007-2008
University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2008-2010; visiting lawyering process professor, 2008-2009; visiting assistant professor, 2009-2010