History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Spatt, Arthur Donald
Born 1925 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on October 25, 1989, to a seat vacated by Henry Bramwell. Confirmed by the Senate on November 21, 1989, and received commission on November 27, 1989. Assumed senior status on December 1, 2004.

Education:
Brooklyn Law School, LL.B., 1949

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy navigation petty officer, 1944-1946
Private practice, New York City, 1949-1978
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Tenth Judicial District, 1978-1982
Administrative judge, Nassau County, New York, 1982-1986
Associate justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, 1986-1989

 

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