Vernon Oliver was confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut on September 19, 2023. Previously, he served as a judge on the Connecticut Superior Court, a role he has had since 2009. He has also served as an administrative judge for Middlesex Judicial District since 2020. Before that, Oliver served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General from 2004 to 2009. Oliver graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1997 and from the University of Connecticut in 1994.