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Cote, Denise

Born 1946 in St. Cloud, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 26, 1994, to a seat vacated by Mary Johnson Lowe. Confirmed by the Senate on August 9, 1994, and received commission on August 10, 1994. Assumed senior status on December 15, 2011.

St. Mary`s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, B.A., 1968
Columbia University, M.A., 1969
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Jack Weinstein, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1975-1976
Private practice, New York City, 1976-1977, 1985-1991
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1977-1985, 1991-1994; chief, Criminal Division, 1991-1994
Special assistant to assistant attorney general, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1994