Victoria A. Roberts

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Victoria A. Roberts
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Assumed office
June 29, 1998
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by George La Plata
Personal details
Born 1951 (age 63–64)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Alma mater University of Michigan
Northeastern University School of Law

Victoria A. Roberts (born 1951) is a United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

She was born in Detroit, Michigan, Roberts received her B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1973, and her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1977.

Roberts was a research attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals from 1976 to 1977, and was a legal research & writing teaching fellow at the Detroit College of Law, Michigan State University from 1977 to 1978. She was in private practice in Michigan from 1977 to 1985. Roberts was an assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan from 1985 to 1988, returning to private practice in Detroit from 1988 to 1998. She was general counsel for Mayor-Elect Dennis Archer's Transition Team from 1993 to 1994.

On July 31, 1997, Roberts was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan vacated by George LaPlata. She was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on June 26, 1998, and received her commission on June 29, 1998.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
George La Plata
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
1998–present
Incumbent