History of the Federal Judiciary

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Huvelle, Ellen Segal
Born 1948 in Boston, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 25, 1999, to a seat vacated by John Garrett Penn. Confirmed by the Senate on October 15, 1999, and received commission on October 26, 1999. Assumed senior status on June 3, 2014.

Wellesley College, B.A., 1970
Yale School of Architecture, M.C.P., 1972
Boston College Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Edward Hennessey, Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, 1975-1976
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1976-1990
Lecturer, University of Virginia School of Law, 1997-1999
Associate judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia, 1990-1999


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