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Barbara Jones

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Barbara Jones
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #19
Station:   New York, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   12/26/1995 - 12/31/2012
Preceded by:   Kenneth Conboy
Personal History
Born:   1947
Hometown:   Inglewood, CA
Undergraduate:   Mount St. Mary's College, B.A., 1968
Law School:   Temple U. Law, J.D., 1973

This article is about Barbara Jones, federal judge for the Southern District of New York. If you are looking for the article about the Californian appellate judge, please see Barbara J.R. Jones.


Barbara Jones was a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She joined the court in 1995 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Jones retired from the court on December 31, 2012.[1] Prior to joining the court, Jones was the First Assistant District Attorney for the New York County District Attorney's Office from 1987 to 1995.[2]

Early life and education

Jones graduated from Mt. St. Mary's with her bachelor's degree in 1968 and later graduated from Temple Law with her J.D. degree in 1973.[2]

Professional career

  • 1985-1995: Adjunct associate professor of law, Fordham Law School
  • 1987-1995: First assistant district attorney, New York County District Attorney's office
  • 1984-1987: Chief Prosecutor of Organized Crime Unit, Southern District of New York
  • 1983-1984: Chief Prosecutor of General Crimes Unit, Southern District of New York
  • 1977-1983: Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York
  • 1973-1977: Special attorney in Manhattan Strike Force Against Organized Crime and Racketeering, United States Department of Justice[2]

Judicial career

Southern District of New York

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Jones was nominated by President Bill Clinton on October 18, 1995, to a seat vacated by Judge Kenneth Conboy. Jones was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 22, 1995, on a majority voice vote and received commission on December 26, 1995.[3] Jones retired from the court on December 31, 2012.[4]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Kenneth Conboy
Southern District of New York
1995–2012
Succeeded by:
Gregory Howard Woods


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