History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Thompson, Alvin W.
Born 1953 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 14, 1994, to a seat vacated by Ellen Bree Burns. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2009-2013.

Princeton University, B.A., 1975
Yale Law School, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978-1994


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