History of the Federal Judiciary


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Schall, Alvin Anthony
Born 1944 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 3, 1992, to a seat vacated by Edward Samuel Smith. Confirmed by the Senate on August 12, 1992, and received commission on August 17, 1992. Assumed senior status on October 5, 2009.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1966
Tulane University Law School, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1969-1973
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1973-1978; chief, Appeals Division, 1977-1978
Trial attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1987; senior trial counsel, 1986-1987
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1987-1988
Assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, 1988-1992

 

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