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Nelson, Susan Richard

Born 1952 in Buffalo, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 21, 2010, to a seat vacated by James M. Rosenbaum. Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 2010, and received commission on December 21, 2010.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 2000-2010

Education:
Oberlin College, B.A., 1974
University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

Private practice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1978-1980
Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1980-1983
Private practice, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1984-2000