History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Sarokin, H. Lee
Born 1928 in Perth Amboy, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on September 28, 1979, to a seat vacated by Lawrence A. Whipple. Confirmed by the Senate on October 31, 1979, and received commission on November 2, 1979. Service terminated on October 5, 1994, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 5, 1994, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 1994, and received commission on October 5, 1994. Service terminated on July 31, 1996, due to retirement.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1950
Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1955-1979
Assistant counsel, Union County, New Jersey, 1959-1965

 

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