History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Matsumoto, Kiyo A.
Born 1955 in Raleigh, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 11, 2008, to a seat vacated by Edward R. Korman. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 2008, and received commission on July 22, 2008.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2004-2008

Education:
University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1976
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Private practice, Seattle, Washington, 1981-1983
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1983-2004
Adjunct professor of law, New York University School of Law, 1998-2004

 

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