History of the Federal Judiciary


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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. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2014.

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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