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Judge Allison H. Eid

Born 1965 in Seattle, WA

Federal Judicial Service

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Nominated by Donald J. Trump on June 7, 2017, to a seat vacated by Neil M. Gorsuch.

Confirmed by the Senate on November 2, 2017, and received commission on November 3, 2017.


Stanford University, A.B., 1987

University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1991

Professional Career:

Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1991, 1992-1993, 1994-1998

Law clerk, Hon. Jerry E. Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1991-1992

Law clerk, Hon. Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994

University of Colorado School of Law, 1998-2009, 2011-2015; associate professor, 1998-2006; adjunct professor, 2007-2009, 2011-2015

Solicitor general, State of Colorado, 2005-2006

Justice, Colorado Supreme Court, 2006-2017

Adjunct professor, Suffolk University Law School Summer Law Program, Lund, Sweden, 2007

Visiting judicial teaching fellow, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 2010

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