History of the Federal Judiciary

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Contreras, Rudolph
Born 1962 in Staten Island, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Barack Obama on July 28, 2011, to a seat vacated by Ricardo M. Urbina. Confirmed by the Senate on March 22, 2012, and received commission on March 23, 2012.

Florida State University, B.S., 1984
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1991

Professional Career:
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1994-2003, 2006-2012; chief, Civil Division, 2006-2012
Assistant U.S. attorney and chief of Civil Division, District of Delaware, 2003-2006


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