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Russian-speaking woman becomes a judge of United States Court of Claims for first time in history

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Russian-speaking woman becomes a judge of United States Court of Claims for first time in history


11.01.2018

pixabay.comElena Baron has won elections in Brookline to become the first Russian-speaking judge of United Stated Court of Claims in history, according to website of Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots’ Organizations in US.

Elena Baron was born in Rostov-On-Don. She came to the United States for living more than twenty years ago after the Soviet Union collapse. After graduation from college and lawyers’ school, she worked as an assistant to four judges at the Court of Claims. American deputies, representatives of European and Russian-language organizations supported the candidate.

Russian-language community of New York including representatives of Association of WWII Veterans and Disabled War Veterans were present at the gala inauguration ceremony. Senator of the State, public figures, and, of course, her relatives and friends, congratulated Elena Baron. Judge of the Court of Claims is elected for a ten-year term.

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