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O'Grady, Liam

Born 1950 in Newark, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Claude M. Hilton. Confirmed by the Senate on July 9, 2007, and received commission on July 11, 2007. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2020.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2003-2007

Education:
Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., 1973
International School of Law (now George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School), J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

Private practice, Virginia, 1979-1982, 1992-2003
Assistant commonwealth attorney, Arlington County, Virginia, 1982-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Virginia, 1986-1992

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, August 2, 2006; no Senate vote