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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.

Education:
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