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Brinkema, Leonie M.

Born 1944 in Teaneck, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Albert V. Bryan. Confirmed by the Senate on October 18, 1993, and received commission on October 20, 1993.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1985-1993

Education:
Rutgers University, B.A., 1966
Rutgers University, M.L.S., 1970
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Trial attorney, Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1976-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 1977-1983
Trial attorney, Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1983-1984
Part-time legal instructor, Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, 1984-1985
Private practice, Alexandria, Virginia, 1984-1985