History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

   Judges of the District of Connecticut
Nevas, Alan Harris
Born 1928 in Norwalk, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on September 9, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on October 16, 1985, and received commission on October 17, 1985. Assumed senior status on March 27, 1997. Service terminated on February 2, 2009, due to retirement.

Education:
Syracuse University, A.B., 1949
New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1951

Professional Career:
Private practice, Westport, Connecticut, 1951-1952, 1954-1981
U.S. Army sergeant first class, 1952-1954
State representative, Connecticut, 1971-1977
Justice of the peace, Westport, Connecticut, 1976-1981
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1981-1985

 

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