History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hall, Peter W.
Born 1948 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on December 9, 2003, to a seat vacated by Fred I. Parker. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2004, and received commission on July 7, 2004.

University of North Carolina, B.A., 1971
University of North Carolina, M.A., 1974
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Albert W. Coffrin, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont, 1977-1978
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Vermont, 1978-1986; first assistant U.S. attorney, 1982-1986
Private practice, Vermont, 1986-2001
U.S. attorney for the District of Vermont, 2001-2004


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