History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Porfilio, John Carbone
Born 1934 in Denver, CO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 18, 1982, to a seat vacated by Fred M. Winner. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 1982, and received commission on June 25, 1982. Service terminated on May 13, 1985, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 5, 1985, to a seat vacated by Robert Hugh McWilliams, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on May 3, 1985, and received commission on May 10, 1985. Assumed senior status on October 15, 1999.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, District of Colorado, 1975-1982

Education:
University of Denver, B.A., 1956
University of Denver College of Law, LL.B., 1959

Professional Career:
Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1959-1962
Assistant attorney general, State of Colorado, 1962-1968
Deputy attorney general, State of Colorado, 1968-1972
Attorney general, State of Colorado, 1972-1975

Nominated and served until January 8, 1996, under the name John P. Moore.

 

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