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Name Pearson, Benita Yalonda
City Cleveland
State OH
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Pearson, Benita Yalonda
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Pearson, Benita Yalonda
Born 1963 in Cleveland, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by Barack Obama on December 3, 2009, to a seat vacated by Peter C. Economus. Confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2010, and received commission on December 27, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2008-2010

Education:
Georgetown University, B.S., 1985
Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 1995

Professional Career:
Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1995-1996, 1998-2000
Law clerk, Hon. John Manos, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1996-1998
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Ohio, 2000-2008

compress summary

Case(s) PN-OH-0004 : U.S. v. Warren


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