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.

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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