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Cote, Denise

Born 1946 in St. Cloud, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 26, 1994, to a seat vacated by Mary Johnson Lowe. Confirmed by the Senate on August 9, 1994, and received commission on August 10, 1994. Assumed senior status on December 15, 2011.

St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, B.A., 1968
Columbia University, M.A., 1969
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Jack Weinstein, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1975-1976
Private practice, New York City, 1976-1977, 1985-1991
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1977-1985, 1991-1994; chief, Criminal Division, 1991-1994
Special assistant to assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994