Thomas E. Johnston

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Thomas E. Johnston
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Assumed office
April 17, 2006
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Charles Harold Haden II
Personal details
Born Thomas E. Johnston
1967 (age 49–50)
Charleston, West Virginia
Education West Virginia University B.A.
West Virginia University College of Law J.D.

Thomas E. Johnston (born 1967) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Johnston received a Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University in 1989 and a Juris Doctor from West Virginia University College of Law in 1992. He was a law clerk for Judge Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia from 1992 to 1994. He was in private practice in Wheeling, West Virginia, from 1994 to 2001. He was the United States Attorney for the Northern Distinct of West Virginia from 2001 to 2006.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Johnston is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. Johnston was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 28, 2005, to a seat vacated by Charles Harold Haden II. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 6, 2006, and received his commission on April 17, 2006.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Charles Harold Haden II
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia Incumbent