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Lisi, Mary M.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1994, to a seat vacated by Francis J. Boyle. Confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2006-2013. Assumed senior status on October 1, 2015.
University of Rhode Island, B.A., 1972
Temple University School of Law (now James E. Beasley School of Law), J.D., 1977
Assistant public defender, Rhode Island Public Defender's Office, 1977-1981
Assistant child advocate, Office of the Child Advocate, State of Rhode Island, 1981-1982
Private practice, Providence, Rhode Island, 1981-1982
Director, Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, Rhode Island Family Court, 1982-1987
Deputy disciplinary counsel, Supreme Court of Rhode Island, 1988-1990
Chief disciplinary counsel, Supreme Court of Rhode Island, 1990-1994
Member, Select Commission to Investigate the Failure of Rhode Island Share and Deposit Indemnity Corporation, 1991-1992
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2009