History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of New York

   Judges of the Eastern District of New York
Garaufis, Nicholas
Born 1948 in Paterson, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on February 28, 2000, to a seat vacated by Charles P. Sifton. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on May 25, 2000.

Education:
Columbia College, B.A., 1969
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
Private practice, 1973-1975, 1978-1986
Assistant attorney general, State of New York, 1975-1978
Chief legal counsel, Office of the President, Borough of Queens, New York, 1986-1995
Chief counsel, Federal Aviation Administration, 1995-2000

 

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