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Torresen, Nancy

Born 1959 in Ridgewood, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
Nominated by Barack Obama on March 2, 2011, to a seat vacated by D. Brock Hornby. Confirmed by the Senate on October 3, 2011, and received commission on October 4, 2011. Served as chief judge, 2015-2018.

Hope College, B.A., 1981
University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Conrad K. Cyr, U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1987-1988
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1988-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maine, 1990-1994, 2001-2011
Assistant attorney general, State of Maine, 1994-2001
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2017-2021