History of the Federal Judiciary


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McMahon, Colleen
Born 1951 in Columbus, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 21, 1998, to a seat vacated by John F. Keenan. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998.

Education:
Ohio State University, B.A., 1973
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York, 1976-1979, 1980-1995
Speechwriter and special assistant, Hon. Donald McHenry, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, 1979-1980
Judge, New York State Court of Claims, and acting justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, 1995-1998

 

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