Claire Rita Kelly

Personal

Birthday: 
1965
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1993-2000
Faculty, Brooklyn Law School, 1997-2013; instructor, 1997-2000; acting assistant professor, 2000-2002; assistant professor, 2003-2005; associate professor, 2005-2008; professor, 2008-2013

Nominated to U.S. Court of International Trade, November 14, 2012; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Barnard College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1987
Name of School - Second: 

Brooklyn Law School

Brooklyn Law School (BLS) is a law school founded in 1901. It is located in Brooklyn Heights, New York City, in the United States, and has approximately 1,100 students.

The Dean of the law school is Nicholas W. Allard, who assumed the role in 2012, as well as the role of president in 2014. Brooklyn Law School’s faculty includes 64 full-time professors, 6 emeriti faculty, and a number of adjunct faculty, many of whom are preeminent legal scholars.

In 2013, 94% of the law school's first-time test takers passed the bar exam, placing the law school third-best among New York's 15 law schools. Of 382 graduates in 2014, nine months after graduation 38 were unemployed, and 7 were of unknown employment status. Alumni have relocated to 49 states and over 25 countries after graduation.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1993

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of International Trade
Court Name: 

United States Court of International Trade

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/28/2013
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