History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Schofield, Lorna Gail
Born 1956 in Fort Wayne, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 25, 2012, to a seat vacated by Shira A. Scheindlin. Confirmed by the Senate on December 13, 2012, and received commission on December 13, 2012.

Education:
Indiana University, B.A., 1977
New York University School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Private practice, New York City, 1981-1984, 1988-2012
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1984-1988

 

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