History of the Federal Judiciary

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Irizarry, Dora L.
Born 1955 in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Reena Raggi. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2004, and received commission on July 8, 2004.

Yale University, B.A., 1976
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Assistant district attorney, Bronx County, New York, 1979-1987; Appeals Bureau, 1979-1981; Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, 1981-1987
Assistant district attorney, Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York County, New York, 1987-1995
Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1995-1997
Acting justice, New York State Court of Claims, 1997-2002; Kings County 1997-1998; New York County, 1998-2002
Private practice, New York City, 2002-2004


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