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Irizarry, Dora L.

Born 1955 in San Sebastian, Puerto Rico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Reena Raggi. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2004, and received commission on July 8, 2004. Served as chief judge, 2016-present.

Yale University, B.A., 1976
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:

Assistant district attorney, Bronx County, New York, 1979-1987; Appeals Bureau, 1979-1981; Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, 1981-1987
Assistant district attorney, Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York County, New York, 1987-1995
Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1995-1997
Acting justice, New York State Court of Claims, 1997-2002; Kings County 1997-1998; New York County, 1998-2002
Private practice, New York City, 2002-2004