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.

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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