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Name Coffman, Jennifer B.
City Lexington
State KY
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1948 in Union City, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1948 in Union City, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Eugene E. Siler, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 1993, and received commission on October 1, 1993. Served as chief judge, 2007-2012. Service terminated on January 8, 2013, due to retirement.

Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Eugene E. Siler, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on September 30, 1993, and received commission on October 1, 1993. Service terminated on January 8, 2013, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2011-2013

Education:
University of Kentucky, B.A., 1969
University of Kentucky, M.S., 1971
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 1977-1993
Adjunct instructor, University of Kentucky College of Law, 1979-1981


compress summary

Case(s) CW-KY-0001 : Timmy S. v. Stumbo
ED-KY-0001 : Putman v. Bd. of Educ. of Somerset Indep. Sch.
FA-KY-0003 : ACLU of Kentucky v. McCreary County, Kentucky
JC-KY-0007 : Miracle v. Bullitt County, Kentucky

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