Judge Pamela Barker

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 91–5 on June 12, 2019

  • B.A., Kenyon College 1979

  • J.D., Ohio State University College of Law 1982

  • Adjunct faculty, Cleveland State University, 1983

  • Private practice, Cleveland, Ohio, 1983-1985, 2000-2006

  • Progressive Insurance Company, Mayfield Village, Ohio, 1985-1990, 1994-1996; claims adjuster, 1985-1986; claims attorney, 1986-1988; in-house counsel, 1988-1990, 1994-1996

  • Private practice, Brecksville, Ohio, 1990-1994, 1996-2006

  • Magistrate, City of Brecksville, Ohio, 2000-2011

  • Claims litigation manager, Bristol West Insurance Group, Independence, Ohio, 2006-2010

  • Claims counsel, Farmers Insurance Exchange, Woodland Hills, California, 2010-2011

  • Judge, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, 2011-2019

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Gillibrand (D-NY), Harris (D-CA), Klobuchar (D-MN), Markey (D-MA), Warren (D-MA)

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