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Martini, William J.

Born 1947 in Passaic, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by John C. Lifland. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 19, 2002. Assumed senior status on February 10, 2015.

Villanova University, B.A., 1968
Rutgers School of Law -- Newark, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Joseph P. Hanrahan, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1972-1973
Assistant prosecutor, Hudson County, New Jersey, 1973-1974
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1974-1977
Private practice, New Jersey, 1977-1994
City councilman, Clifton, New Jersey, 1990-1994
Freeholder (elected), Passaic County, New Jersey, 1993-1995
U.S. representative from New Jersey, 1995-1997
Private practice, Newark, New Jersey, 1997-2002
Commissioner, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 1999-2002