History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Forrest, Katherine Bolan
Born 1964 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 4, 2011, to a seat vacated by Jed S. Rakoff. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 2011, and received commission on October 17, 2011.

Education:
Wesleyan University, B.A., 1986
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1990

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1990-2010
Deputy assistant attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2010-2011

 

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