History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lechner, Alfred James Jr.
Born 1948 in Elizabeth, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 8, 1986, to a seat vacated by Frederick B. Lacey. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1986, and received commission on June 9, 1986. Service terminated on October 1, 2001, due to resignation.

Education:
Xavier University, Ohio, B.S., 1969
Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel
Private practice, New York City, 1972-1975
Special counsel, New Jersey Department of Law, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1975-1976
Private practice, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1975-1984
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1984-1986

 

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