History of the Federal Judiciary


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Droney, Christopher Fitzgerald
Born 1954 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 5, 1997, to a seat vacated by Alan H. Nevas. Confirmed by the Senate on September 11, 1997, and received commission on September 18, 1997. Service terminated on December 1, 2011, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 4, 2011, to a seat vacated by Guido Calabresi. Confirmed by the Senate on November 28, 2011, and received commission on December 1, 2011.

Education:
College of the Holy Cross, B.A., 1976
University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut, 1979-1993
Deputy mayor, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1983-1985
Mayor, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1985-1989
U.S. attorney for the District of Connecticut, 1993-1997

 

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