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Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 20, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 1985, and received commission on July 18, 1985. Service terminated on November 23, 1997, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 25, 1997, to a seat vacated by Peter Thorp Fay. Confirmed by the Senate on November 7, 1997, and received commission on November 12, 1997.
Queens College, City University of New York, B.A., 1967
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1971
Law clerk, Hon. John R. Bartels, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1971-1973
Private practice, New York City, 1974-1975
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of New York, 1975-1978
Organized Crime Strike Force, U.S. Department of Justice, Detroit, Michigan, 1978-1982; deputy chief, 1978-1979; chief, 1980-1982
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, 1982-1985
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 1998-2002