History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Wood, Kimba Maureen
Born 1944 in Port Townsend, WA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on December 18, 1987, to a seat vacated by Constance Baker Motley. Confirmed by the Senate on April 19, 1988, and received commission on April 20, 1988. Served as chief judge, 2006-2009. Assumed senior status on June 1, 2009.

Education:
Connecticut College for Women (now Connecticut College), B.A., 1965
London School of Economics and Political Science, M.Sc., 1966
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1969-1970
Attorney, Office of Legal Services, Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, D.C., 1970-1971
Private practice, New York City, 1971-1988

 

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