History of the Federal Judiciary


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Larimer, David G.
Born 1944 in Rochester, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 5, 1987, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on November 5, 1987, and received commission on November 6, 1987. Served as chief judge, 1996-2002. Assumed senior status on March 3, 2009.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 1983-1987

Education:
St. John Fisher College, B.A., 1966
Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Joseph C. McGarraghy, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1969-1970
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1970-1973
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of New York, 1973-1975
Private practice, Rochester, New York, 1975-1979, 1982-1987
Adjunct instructor of law, St. John Fisher College, 1978-1981
Chief appellant law assistant, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, 1979-1981

 

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