History of the Federal Judiciary


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Lipez, Kermit Victor
Born 1941 in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 20, 1997, to a seat vacated by Conrad K. Cyr. Confirmed by the Senate on April 2, 1998, and received commission on April 7, 1998. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2011.

Education:
Haverford College, B.A., 1963
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1967
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1990

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program, 1967-1968
Special assistant and legal counsel, Gov. Kenneth M. Curtis, Maine, 1968-1971
Legislative aide, U.S. Sen. Edmund S. Muskie, Maine, 1971-1972
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1973-1985
Justice, Maine Superior Court, 1985-1994
Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1994-1998

 

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