Who is Kimba Wood? Meet the Federal Judge Overseeing the Michael Cohen Case
5 monthes ago - By Time
The mounting legal case against President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has brought another name into the news: Kimba Wood.
As the federal judge in charge of the highly watched case, Wood already made a splash when she ordered Cohen's attorney on Monday to reveal that he had Fox News host Sean Hannity as a client .
But she's no stranger to high-profile situations.
Here's what you need to know about Judge Kimba Wood.
Who is Judge Kimba Wood?
Wood, 74, is a U.S. District Court judge with sterling credentials who has served since 1988.
Some of her most high-profile cases...
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The judge presiding over the Michael Cohen case was once in the running to be Bill Clinton's attorney general, trained to be a Playboy bunny, and officiated George Soros' wedding
5 monthes ago - By Business Insider
The judge presiding over the Michael Cohen case has an incredible backstory.
She once trained to be a Playboy bunny, almost became attorney general for President Bill Clinton, and officiated billionaire investor George Soros' 2013 wedding.
The judge presiding over the case involving President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen, has an interesting story.
US District Judge Kimba Wood was, at one time, under consideration to be President Bill Clinton's attorney general. She also briefly trained to be a Playboy bunny and officiated billionaire investing legend George Soros' 2013...
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