History of the Federal Judiciary

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Block, Frederic
Born 1934 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 22, 1994, to a seat vacated by Eugene H. Nickerson. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1994, and received commission on September 29, 1994. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2005.

Indiana University, A.B., 1956
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1959

Professional Career:
Clerk, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, 1959-1961
Private practice, Patchogue, New York, 1961-1962
Private practice, Port Jefferson, New York, 1962-1968, 1974-1977, 1979-1981, 1983-1985
Private practice, Centereach, New York, 1968-1974
Private practice, Smithtown, New York, 1977-1979, 1981-1983, 1985-1994
Adjunct professor, Touro Law School, 1992-


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