History of the Federal Judiciary

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Wexler, Leonard D.
Born 1924 in Brooklyn, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on May 11, 1983, to a seat vacated by George C. Pratt. Confirmed by the Senate on June 22, 1983, and received commission on June 22, 1983. Assumed senior status on June 30, 1994.

Indiana University, B.S., 1947
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1943-1945
Private practice, Bay Shore, New York, 1950-1956
Private practice, Smithtown, New York, 1956-1983
Administrator, New York State Assigned Counsel Plan, 1966-1983
Distinguished jurist in residence, Touro Law Center, 2012-


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