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Levy, Jon David
Born 1954 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by George Z. Singal. Confirmed by the Senate on April 30, 2014, and received commission on May 2, 2014.

Syracuse University, B.S., 1976
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John T. Copenhaver, Jr., U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia, 1979-1981
Special monitor, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1981-1982
Private practice, York, Maine, 1983-1995
Judge, Maine District Court, Tenth Judicial District, 1995-2002; deputy chief judge, 2000-2001; chief judge, 2001-2002
Associate justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 2002-2014

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, September 19, 2013; no Senate vote


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