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Name Wier, Robert Earl
City Louisville
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Nov 6, 2018:

Born 1967 in Harlan, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Nov 6, 2018:

Born 1967 in Harlan, KY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on August 3, 2017, to a seat vacated by Amul Roger Thapar. Confirmed by the Senate on June 5, 2018, and received commission on June 12, 2018.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2006-2018

Education:
University of Kentucky, B.A., 1989
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Eugene E. Siler, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1992-1993
Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1993-2006


compress summary

Case(s) EE-KY-0030 : EEOC v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
FA-KY-0003 : ACLU of Kentucky v. McCreary County, Kentucky
JC-KY-0016 : Napier v. Laurel County, KY

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