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Covello, Alfred V.
Born 1933 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 1, 1992, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on August 12, 1992, and received commission on August 17, 1992. Served as chief judge, 1998-2003. Assumed senior status on February 4, 2003.

Harvard University, A.B., 1954
University of Connecticut School of Law, LL.B./J.D., 1960

Professional Career:
U.S. Army personnel specialist, 1955-1959
Private practice, Hartford, Connecticut, 1960-1974
Member, Charter Revision Commission, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1964
Counsel, Charter Revision Commission, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1966, 1969-1970
Counsel, Office of Corporation Counsel, West Hartford, Connecticut, 1964-1967
Judge, Connecticut Circuit Court, 1974-1975
Judge, Connecticut Court of Common Pleas, 1975-1978
Judge, Connecticut Superior Court, 1978-1992; judge, appellate session, 1980-1983
Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court, 1987-1992
Administrative judge, Connecticut Appellate System, 1992


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