Shelley Berkley

Born:January 20, 1951 (age 69)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 1999-2012
Nevada State Assembly, 1982-1984
Education:B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
J.D., University of San Diego School of Law

Shelley Berkley represented Nevada in the United States House of Representatives from January 1999 to 2012.

Berkley was born January 20, 1951, and moved to Nevada while she was in junior high school. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in political science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1972. In 1976, she received her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. From 1982 to 1984, Berkley served in the Nevada Assembly, representing the Clark County District.

Berkley made a bid for the U.S. Senate in the 2012 election, but was unsuccessful.

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