History of the Federal Judiciary


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Seitz, Patricia A.
Born 1946 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 22, 1998, to a seat vacated by Stanley Marcus. Confirmed by the Senate on September 28, 1998, and received commission on October 1, 1998. Assumed senior status on November 16, 2012.

Education:
Kansas State University, B.A., 1968
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Charles Richey, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1973-1974
Private practice, Florida, 1974-1996
Adjunct professor (part-time), University of Miami, 1984-1988
President, Florida Bar, 1993-1994
Director, Office of Legal Counsel, Office of National Drug Control Policy, Executive Office of the President, 1996-1997

 

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