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Cavanaugh, Dennis M.

Born 1947 in Orange, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 3, 2000, to a seat vacated by Alfred M. Wolin. Confirmed by the Senate on July 21, 2000, and received commission on September 20, 2000. Service terminated on January 31, 2014, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1993-2000

Education:
Morehead State University, B.A., 1969
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Francis W. Hayden, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1972-1973
Assistant deputy public defender, New Jersey, 1973-1977
Private practice, New Jersey, 1977-1992
Borough prosecutor, Caldwell, New Jersey, 1988-1989