Judge Claria Boom


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

ABA Rating: Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 96–1 on April 10, 2018

  • B.A., Transylvania University 1991

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School 1994

  • Law clerk, Hon. Pierce Lively, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1994-1995

  • Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1995-1998

  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Kentucky, 1998-2001

  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2002

  • Private practice, Lexington, Kentucky, 2002-2005, 2006-2018

  • Kentucky Equine Education Project, Lexington, Kentucky, 2004-2005; executive director, 2004-2005; director of strategy and research, 2005

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Sanders (I-VT)

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