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Feuerstein, Sandra J.
Born 1946 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by Thomas E. Platt, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 17, 2003, and received commission on September 22, 2003.

Education:
University of Vermont, B.S., 1966
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Teacher, New York Public School System, 1966-1971
Law clerk, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Law Department, 1980-1985
Law clerk, Hon. Leo H. McGinity, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, 1985-1987
Judge, Nassau County [New York] District Court, 1987-1994
Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Tenth Judicial District, 1994-1999
Associate justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, 1999-2003

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, July 25, 2002; no Senate vote

 

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