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.

Education:
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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