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David A. Faber

U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Summary

Born 1942 in Charleston, WV

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on August 1, 1991, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on November 21, 1991, and received commission on November 25, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2002-2007. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2008.

Education:
West Virginia University, A.B., 1964
Yale Law School, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1967-1968, 1972-1981, 1987-1991
U.S. Air Force judge advocate, 1968-1972
U.S. Naval Reserve, 1973-1977
West Virginia Air National Guard, 1978-1992
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1981-1986
Special part-time assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of West Virginia, 1988-1990

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
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Served as chief judge, 2002-2007. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2008.
West Virginia Air National Guard
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Private practice
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Charleston, West Virginia
Special part time assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia
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U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia
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Private practice
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Charleston, West Virginia
U.S. Naval Reserve
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U.S. Air Force
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JAG Corps
Private practice
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Charleston, West Virginia
Education
Yale Law School
J.D.
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West Virginia University
A.B.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
2303 Elizabeth Kee Federal Building
601 Federal Street
Bluefield, WV 24701
Telephone: (304) 327-8144
Cell: (304) 347-3170