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.

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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