Attorney General William P. Barr appointed Lorianne M. Campanella as an immigration judge in March 2020. Judge Campanella earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1987 from the State University of New York at Binghamton, a Juris Doctorate in 1990 from California Western School of Law, a Masters of Law in 1999 from the Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Legal Center and School, and a Masters of Strategic Studies in 2010 from the U.S. Army War College. In 2020, she retired from the U.S. Army after serving nearly three decades as an active JAG attorney. Her military career spanned tours as a prosecutor, defense counsel, administrative law attorney, operational law attorney, Congressional liaison, deputy staff judge advocate and staff judge advocate. In her last combat tour, she served as the senior legal advisor for Regional Command South, in Kandahar, Afghanistan. From 2018 to 2020, she served as the legal historian for the U.S. Army Office of the Judge Advocate General. From 2013 to 2018, she served as both an associate and senior judge for the Army Court of Criminal Appeals. From 2010 to 2012, she served as staff judge advocate for the 82nd Airborne Division, both in combat and in garrison. Judge Campanella is a member of the State Bar of California.