History of the Federal Judiciary

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Friedman, Paul L.
Born 1944 in Buffalo, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by William J. Clinton on March 22, 1994, to a seat vacated by Gerhard A. Gesell. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 1994, and received commission on June 16, 1994. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2009.

New York University School of Law
Cornell University, B.A., 1965
State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1968

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Aubrey Robinson, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1968-1969
Law clerk, Hon. Roger Robb, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1969-1970
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1970-1974
Assistant solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1974-1976
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1976-1994


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