History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Chagares, Michael A.
Born 1962 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 25, 2006, to a seat vacated by Michael Chertoff. Confirmed by the Senate on April 4, 2006, and received commission on April 20, 2006.

Education:
Gettysburg College, B.A., 1984
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Morton I. Greenberg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1987-1988
Private practice, New Jersey, 1988-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1990-2004; chief, Civil Division, 1999-2004
Adjunct professor, Seton Hall School of Law, 1991-2006
Private practice, Hackensack, New Jersey, 2004-2006

 

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