University of Michigan Law School
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Name Sorokin, Leo Theodore
City Boston
State MA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sorokin, Leo Theodore
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sorokin, Leo Theodore
Born 1961 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Joseph Louis Tauro. Confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 2014, and received commission on June 10, 2014.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 2005-2014; Chief Magistrate Judge, 2012-2014

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1983
Columbia Law School, J.D., 1991

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Rya W. Zobel, U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1991-1992
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 1992-1994
Assistant attorney general, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1994-1997; opinions coordinator, 1996-1997
Assistant federal public defender, District of Massachusetts, 1997-2005

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, December 19, 2013; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) EE-MA-0018 : Bradley v. City of Lynn
FA-MA-0002 : Glik v. Cunniffe
MH-MA-0003 : Williams v. Lesiak
MH-MA-0004 : King v. Greenblatt
PB-MA-0009 : Hara v. Office of Personnel Management


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