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Name Shwartz, Patty
City Newark
State NJ
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Shwartz, Patty
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Shwartz, Patty
Born 1961 in Paterson, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Maryanne Trump Barry. Confirmed by the Senate on April 9, 2013, and received commission on April 10, 2013.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2003-2013

Education:
Rutgers University, B.A., 1983
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1986

Professional Career:
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1986-1987
Law clerk, Hon. Harold A. Ackerman, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1987-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1989-2003; deputy chief, Criminal Division, 1995-1999; chief, Criminal Division, 1999-2001, 2002-2003; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 2001-2002

Former name: Patty Shwartz-Dorsey

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, October 5, 2011; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) PN-NJ-0005 : Lima v. Newark Police Department


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