Judge Allison Eid

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 56–41 on November 2, 2017

  • A.B., Stanford University 1987

  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School 1991

  • Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1991, 1992-1993, 1994-1998

  • Law clerk, Hon. Jerry E. Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1991-1992

  • Law clerk, Hon. Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994

  • University of Colorado School of Law, 1998-2009, 2011-2015; associate professor, 1998-2006; adjunct professor, 2007-2009, 2011-2015

  • Solicitor general, State of Colorado, 2005-2006

  • Justice, Colorado Supreme Court, 2006-2017

  • Adjunct professor, Suffolk University Law School Summer Law Program, Lund, Sweden, 2007

  • Visiting judicial teaching fellow, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 2010

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Blumenthal (D-CT), Booker (D-NJ), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cardin (D-MD), Carper (D-DE), Casey (D-PA), Coons (D-DE), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Duckworth (D-IL), Durbin (D-IL), Feinstein (D-CA), Franken (D-MN), Gillibrand (D-NY), Harris (D-CA), Hassan (D-NH), Heinrich (D-NM), Hirono (D-HI), Kaine (D-VA), King (I-ME), Klobuchar (D-MN), Leahy (D-VT), Markey (D-MA), Merkley (D-OR), Murphy (D-CT), Murray (D-WA), Nelson (D-FL), Peters (D-MI), Reed (D-RI), Sanders (I-VT), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Shaheen (D-NH), Stabenow (D-MI), Tester (D-MT), Udall (D-NM), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warren (D-MA), Whitehouse (D-RI), Wyden (D-OR)

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