History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Carter, Andrew Lamar Jr.
Born 1969 in Albany, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 19, 2011, to a seat vacated by Victor Marrero. Confirmed by the Senate on December 5, 2011, and received commission on December 8, 2011.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2009-2011

University of Texas, B.A., 1991
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:
Program assistant, Ford Foundation, New York City, 1994-1996
Staff attorney, Legal Aid Society, New York City, 1996-2005; criminal defense division, 1996-2000; federal defenders division, 2000-2005
Attorney, Federal Defenders of New York, Brooklyn, New York, 2005-2009; staff attorney, 2005-2006; supervising attorney, 2006-2009


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