Irene Keeley

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Irene Keeley
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Station:   Clarksville, WV
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   08/12/1992 - Present
Chief:   2001 - 2008
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Personal History
Born:   1944
Hometown:   Brooklyn, NY
Undergraduate:   College of Notre Dame of Maryland, B.A., 1965
Law School:   West Virginia U. Law, J.D., 1980
Grad. School:   West Virginia U., M.A., 1977

Irene Keeley is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. She joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush.[1]

Early life and education

A native of New York State, Keeley graduated from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, with her bachelor's degree in 1965 and later graduated from West Virginia University with her Master's degree in 1977 and her juris doctor degree in 1980.[1]

Professional career

Keeley spent her entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of West Virginia from 1980 to 1992 and also served as a adjunct professor of law at the West Virginia University College of Law from 1990 to 1991.[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of West Virginia

Keeley was nominated by President George HW. Bush on April 1, 1992 to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089 which was approved by Congress. Keeley was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 11, 1992 on a Senate vote and received commission on August 12, 1992. Keeley was the previous Chief Judge of the court as Keeley served as chief judge from 2001 to 2008.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of West Virginia
1992–Current
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
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