History of the Federal Judiciary

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Woodcock, John A. Jr.
Born 1950 in Bangor, ME

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 27, 2003, to a seat vacated by Gene Carter. Confirmed by the Senate on June 12, 2003, and received commission on June 16, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2009-2015.

Bowdoin College, B.A., 1972
London School of Economics and Political Science, M.A., 1973
University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Private practice, Maine, 1976-2003
Assistant district attorney (part-time), State of Maine, 1977-1978


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