History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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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