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Hillman, Timothy Spafard

Born 1948 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 30, 2011, to a seat vacated by Nancy Gertner. Confirmed by the Senate on June 4, 2012, and received commission on June 6, 2012.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2006-2012

Coe College, B.A., 1970
Suffolk University Law School, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:

Private practice, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1974-1990
Assistant district attorney, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 1975-1978
City solicitor, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, 1978-1990
Town counsel, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, 1981-1990
Town counsel, Athol, Massachusetts, 1988-1990
Town counsel, Petersham, Massachusetts, 1988-1990
City solicitor, Gardner, Massachusetts, 1989-1990
Justice, Gardner [Massachusetts] District Court, 1991-1997; presiding justice, 1995-1997
Presiding justice, Worcester [Massachusetts] District Court, 1997-1998
Faculty member, Massachusetts School of Law, 1999-2005
Justice, Worcester [Massachusetts] Superior Court, 1998-2006
Faculty member, Clark University, 2002-2005