April 13, 2018: Pamela A. Barker was nominated as a U.S. District Court Judge for the Northern District of Ohio on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Barker, of Ohio, is a Judge at the General Division at the Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Court of Common Pleas, where she has worked for the last seven years. For eleven years before her election to that position, she was a Mayor’s Court Magistrate and Juvenile Diversion Magistrate for Brecksville, Ohio. Before she took office as a Judge, Barker worked for twenty-nine years representing individuals, small businesses and corporation, with a particular emphasis on insurance litigation. Barker received her law degree from The Ohio State University College of Law.