Pamela Pepper


New Orleans, LA
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Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Frank J. Johnson, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 1989-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1990-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1994-1997
Private practice, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1997-2005


Name of School: 
Northwestern University
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Name of School - Second: 

Cornell University Law School

Cornell Law School combines inspired teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a close-knit and collegial intellectual community. Hallmarks include: A faculty that excels not only in scholarly productivity, but also in teaching ability An approach to legal education that encourages collaboration and interdisciplinary study A global emphasis, including educational partnerships around the world A part of Cornell University, one of the world's great research universities Graduates who are connected and make a difference

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Name of School - Third: 

Marquette University Law School

Marquette provides you with an unusual opportunity. First, we are an outstanding law school. Our curriculum is designed to ensure that you will have the substantive knowledge, skills, and values essential to practice law in the twenty-first century. We are extremely proud that we train lawyers who practice in all areas of the profession, in private firms and public agencies, in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. It is no accident that many of our alumni are state and federal judges, and that many Marquette University Law School graduates are business and political leaders. We teach our students to have the skills to succeed in whatever branch of our profession they select. Part of the Jesuit tradition of education is encouraging students to become agents for positive change in society. This is especially important in a law school.

Degree - Third: 
Certificate in Dispute Resolution
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Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
Court Name: 

Wisconsin Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
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Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Illinois, 2005-2009
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2005-2014; Chief Bankruptcy Judge, 2010-2014