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Leonie Brinkema

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Summary

Born 1944 in Teaneck, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 6, 1993, to a seat vacated by Albert V. Bryan. Confirmed by the Senate on October 18, 1993, and received commission on October 20, 1993.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, 1985-1993

Education:
Rutgers University, B.A., 1966
Rutgers University, M.L.S., 1970
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Trial attorney, Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1976-1977
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 1977-1983
Trial attorney, Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1983-1984
Part-time legal instructor, Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy, 1984-1985
Private practice, Alexandria, Virginia, 1984-1985

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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U.S. Magistrate Judge
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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Part-time legal instructor
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Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy
Private practice
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Alexandria, Virginia
Trial attorney
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Office of International Affairs, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Assistant U.S. attorney
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Eastern District of Virginia
Trial attorney
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Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Education
Cornell Law School
J.D.
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Rutgers University
M.L.S.
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Rutgers University
B.A.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
Albert V. Bryan U.S. Courthouse
401 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 299-2116