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Name Marston, Karen Spencer
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1968 in Portsmouth, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1968 in Portsmouth, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on September 9, 2019, to a seat vacated by Legrome D. Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 2019, and received commission on December 20, 2019.

Education:
Davidson College, B.A., 1990
Salem College, M.A.T., 1994
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:

Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1998-2000
Assistant U.S. attorney, Criminal Division, Western District of North Carolina, 2000-2006
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2006-2019; Criminal Division, 2006-2018; chief, Narcotics and Organized Crime, 2018-2019
Adjunct professor, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2013, 2016

Miscellaneous Information:

Former name: Karen Marston Wilson


compress summary

Case(s) FA-PA-0018 : ACLU v. Montgomery County

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