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Murtha, John Garvan

Born 1941 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 4, 1995, to a seat vacated by Franklin S. Billings, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 1995, and received commission on May 26, 1995. Served as chief judge, 1995-2002. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2009.

Yale University, B.A., 1963
University of Connecticut School of Law, LL.B., 1968
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 1970

Professional Career:

E. Barrett Prettyman fellow, Georgetown University Law Center, 1968-1970
Deputy state's attorney, Windham County, Vermont, 1970-1973
Private practice, Brattleboro, Vermont, 1973-1995