History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
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.

Education:
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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