THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES BARBARA M. LYNN, ELLEN SEGAL HUVELLE AND JAMES W. KLEIN TO THE FEDERAL BENCH
The President today nominated Barbara M Lynn to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and Ellen Segal Huvelle and James W. Klein to the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.
Ms. Barbara M. Lynn, of Dallas, Texas, has been a private practitioner with the firm of Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, L.L.P. as an associate from 1976 to 1982, and as a partner since 1983. She received her B.A. in 1973 from the University of Virginia and her J.D. in 1976 from the Southern Methodist University School of Law.
Judge Ellen Segal Huvelle, of Washington, D.C., has been a judge on the District of Columbia Superior Court since 1990. She has also served as a Lecturer in Trial Advocacy at the University of Virginia School of Law since 1997. Prior to her appointment to the Superior Court, Judge Huvelle was an associate and then partner with the firm of Williams & Connolly from 1976 to 1990. She received a B.A. in 1970 from Wellesley College, a M.C.P. in 1972 from Yale University School of Architecture, and a J.D. in 1975 from Boston College Law School. Following law school, Judge Huvelle clerked for the Honorable Edward Hennessey of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court from 1975 to 1976.
Mr. James W. Klein, of Washington, D.C., works for the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. He first served as a staff attorney from 1978 to 1983, and since 1983, has served as Chief of the Appellate Division. Mr. Klein received his B.A. degree, cum laude, from Harvard College in 1971 and his J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1978.