W. Craig Broadwater

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W. Craig Broadwater
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   7/26/1996 - 12/18/2006
Preceded by:   Robert Maxwell
Personal History
Born:   1950
Deceased:   2006
Undergraduate:   West Virginia University (1972)
Law School:   West Virginia University College of Law (1977)

W. Craig Broadwater (1950-2006) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia.[1]

Broadwater was nominated by President Bill Clinton on January 26, 1996, to a seat vacated by Robert Maxwell; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1996, and received commission on July 26. He served until his death on December 18, 2006.[1]

Early life and education

  • West Virginia University, B.A., 1972
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1977[1]

Professional career

  • U.S. Army Lieutenant, 1972-1982
  • Private practice, Wheeling, West Virginia, 1977-1983
  • Hearing examiner, West Virginia Worker's Compensation Fund, 1978-1981
  • Special prosecuting attorney, Ohio County, West Virginia, 1982-1983
  • Circuit court judge, First Judicial Circuit, West Virginia, 1983-1996[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of West Virginia

Broadwater was nominated by President Bill Clinton on January 26, 1996, to a seat vacated by Robert Maxwell; he was confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 1996, and received commission on July 26. He served until his death on December 18, 2006.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert Maxwell
Northern District of West Virginia
1996–2006
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
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