History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hellerstein, Alvin K.
Born 1933 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 15, 1998, to a seat vacated by Louis L. Stanton. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Assumed senior status on January 30, 2011.

Education:
Columbia College, B.A., 1954
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1956

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Edmund Palmieri, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1956-1957
U.S. Army, JAG Corps, 1957-1960
Private practice, New York City, 1960-1998

 

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