Brian Cogan

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Brian Cogan
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Station:   Brooklyn, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   06/07/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   Frederic Block
Personal History
Born:   1954
Hometown:   Chicago, IL
Undergraduate:   U. of Illinois
Law School:   Cornell Law



Brian Cogan is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Cogan joined the court in June 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to joining the court, Cogan was a private practice attorney in New York City.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Cogan received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in 1975 and his Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School in 1979.[1]

Professional career

Cogan began his legal career as a law clerk for Federal District Judge Sidney Aronovitz for the Southern District of Florida from 1979 to 1980 before becoming a private practice attorney in New York City from 1980 to 2006.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of New York

Cogan was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by President George W. Bush on January 25, 2006; he assumed a seat that was vacated by Frederic Block. Cogan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 4, 2006 on a majority voice vote and received his commission on June 7, 2006.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Frederic Block
Eastern District of New York
2006–Current
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
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