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Barber, Thomas Patrick

Born 1966 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by James D. Whittemore. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 2019, and received commission on July 11, 2019.

University of Florida, B.A., 1989
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1992-1997, 2000-2004
Assistant state attorney, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Tampa, Florida, 1997-1999
Assistant statewide prosecutor, State of Florida, 1999-2000
Adjunct professor of law, Stetson Law School, 2004-
Judge, Hillsborough County [Florida] Court, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 2004-2008
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 2008-2019
Adjunct professor of innovative education, University of South Florida, 2018-

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, May 7, 2018; no Senate vote