Jerome B. Friedman

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Jerome B. Friedman
Senior Judge of United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
In office
November 30, 2010 – August 19, 2011
Judge of United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
In office
November 12, 1997 – November 30, 2010
Nominated by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Robert G. Doumar
Succeeded by Arenda L. Wright Allen
Personal details
Born 1943 (age 73–74)
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma mater Old Dominion University
Wake Forest University School of Law

Jerome B. Friedman (born 1943) is a former United States federal judge.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Friedman received a B.S. from Old Dominion College (now Old Dominion University) in 1965, and a J.D. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1969. He was a trust administrator for First Union National Bank from 1969 to 1970. He was in private practice from 1970 to 1985. He was a judge on the Virginia General District Court for Juvenile & Domestic Relations from 1985 to 1991. He was a judge on the Virginia Beach Circuit Court from 1991 to 1997, serving as chief judge from 1994 to 1997.

On June 26, 1997, Friedman was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia vacated by Robert G. Doumar. Friedman was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 7, 1997, and received his commission on November 12, 1997. He assumed senior status on November 30, 2010, and retired from the court on August 19, 2011.

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Preceded by
Robert G. Doumar
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
1997–2010
Succeeded by
Arenda L. Wright Allen