History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kahn, Lawrence E.
Born 1937 in Troy, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 18, 1996, to a seat vacated by Neal P. McCurn. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Assumed senior status on August 1, 2007.

Education:
University of Oxford
Union College, A.B., 1959
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Albany, New York, 1963-1973
Assistant corporation counsel, Albany, New York, 1963-1968
Judge, Albany County [New York] Surrogate's Court, 1973-1979
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1980-1996

 

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