Alfred Lechner

From Judgepedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Alfred Lechner
Placeholder image.png
Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #10
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   6/9/1986 - 10/1/2001
Preceded by:   Frederick Lacey
Succeeded by:   Jose Linares
Personal History
Born:   1948
Undergraduate:   Xavier University (1969)
Law School:   Notre Dame Law School (1972)

Alfred James Lechner, Jr. (1948-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and a New Jersey Superior Court judge.

Lechner was nominated to the District of New Jersey by President Ronald Reagan on April 8, 1986, to a seat vacated by Frederick Lacey;[1] he was confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1986, and received commission three days later. He resigned on October 1, 2001. Lechner was succeeded in this position by Jose Linares.

Early life and education

  • Xavier University, Ohio, B.S., 1969
  • Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional career

  • U.S. Marine Corps, Lieutenant Colonel
  • Private practice, New York City, 1972-1975
  • Special counsel to the Department of Law, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1975-1976
  • Private practice, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1975-1984
  • Judge, Superior Court, State of New Jersey, 1984-1986

Judicial career

District of New Jersey

Lechner was nominated to the District of New Jersey by President Ronald Reagan on April 8, 1986, to a seat vacated by Frederick Lacey; he was confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1986, and received commission three days later. He resigned on October 1, 2001.[1] Lechner was succeeded in this position by Jose Linares.

External links

References

Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Frederick Lacey
District of New Jersey
1986–2001
Seat #10
Succeeded by:
Jose Linares