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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Connecticut|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||6/12/2003 - 9/30/2012|
|Preceded by:||Alfred Covello|
|Succeeded by:||Jeffrey Meyer|
|Home State:||Philadelphia, PA|
|Deceased:||September 30, 2012|
|Undergraduate:||Wesleyan U., B.A., 1972|
|Law School:||Georgetown U. Law, J.D., 1975|
Early life and education
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Kravitz graduated from Wesleyan University with an undergraduate degree in 1972 and later from Georgetown University Law Center with his Juris Doctor degree in 1975.
Kravitz was a law clerk for Federal Appeals Judge James Hunter of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1975 to 1976 and also served as a law clerk to then Associate Justice and former Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court William Rehnquist in the Supreme Court of the United States from 1978 to 1979. Kravitz was in private practice in Connecticut from 1976 to 2003. Kravitz also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut Law School from 1995 to 2001.
District of Connecticut
On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Joe Libermann, Kravitz was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut by President George W. Bush on March 27, 2003, to a seat vacated by Alfred Covello. Kravitz was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 12, 2003 on a voice vote and received commission on June 12, 2003.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Connecticut
|Magistrate judges||Holly Fitzsimmons • William Garfinkel • Joan Margolis • Donna Martinez • Thomas Smith •|
|Former Article III judges||
Peter Dorsey • Christopher Droney • Mark Kravitz • Alan Nevas • Richard Law • Pierpont Edwards • William Bristol • Andrew Thompson Judson • Charles Anthony Ingersoll • William Davis Shipman • Nathaniel Shipman • Jon Newman • Jose Cabranes • William Timbers • William Kneeland Townsend • James Perry Platt • Edwin Stark Thomas • Warren Booth Burrows • Carroll Hincks • John Joseph Smith • Robert Zampano • Gilroy Daly • Mosher Blumenfeld • Robert Palmer Anderson • T. Emmet Clarie •
|Former Chief judges|