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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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1961 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1961 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the 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

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

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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