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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by:||Sheldon Plager|
|Past post:||Minority chief counsel, deputy chief counsel, and chief counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary|
|Undergraduate:||Cornell University 1973|
|Law School:||Washington College of Law, 1979|
|Grad. School:||George Washington University 1975, George Washington University Law, 1984|
Sharon Prost is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She joined the court in 2001 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.
Early life and education
Born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, Prost graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's degree in 1973 and later obtained a Master's of Business Administration from George Washington University in 1975. Prost also graduated from American University's Washington Law School with her J.D. degree in 1979. Prost received an Master of Laws degree from the George Washington University Law Schoolin 1984.
- 1993-2001: Minority chief counsel, deputy chief counsel, and chief counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- 1989-1993: Chief labor counsel, U.S. Senate
- 1984-1989: Assistant, associate, and acting solicitor, National Labor Relations Board
- 1983-1984: Attorney, U.S. Department of the Treasury
- 1980-1983: Field attorney, Federal Labor Relations Authority
- 1976-1980: Specialist and auditor, General Accounting Office
- 1973-1976: Labor relations specialist, U.S. Civil Service Commission
Prost was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President George W. Bush on May 21, 2001 to a seat vacated by Sheldon Plager. Prost was confirmed by the Senate by a Senate vote on September 21, 2001 and received commission on September 24, 2001.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
|Former judges||Paul Michel • Randall Rader • Arthur Gajarsa • Daniel Friedman • Glenn Archer • James Almond • Jean Bissell • Phillip Baldwin • Marion Bennett • Arnold Cowen • Oscar Davis • Shiro Kashiwa • Don Laramore • Howard Markey • Jack Miller • Philip Nichols • Helen Nies • Giles Rich • Byron Skelton • Edward Smith • Edward Samuel Smith •|
|Former Chief judges|