History of the Federal Judiciary


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Bassler, William G.
Born 1938 in Butler, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 14, 1991, to a seat vacated by Stanley S. Brotman. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission on September 16, 1991. Assumed senior status on March 6, 2005. Service terminated on August 31, 2006, due to retirement.

Education:
Fordham University, B.A., 1960
Georgetown College (now Georgetown University) Law Center, J.D., 1963
New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1969

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Mark Sullivan, Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, 1963-1964
Private practice, New Jersey, 1964-1988
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1988-1991

 

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