David Hurd

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David Hurd
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   09/22/1999 - Present
Preceded by:   Constantine Cholakis
Past post:   Northern District of New York, Magistrate Judge
Past term:   1991 - 1999
Personal History
Born:   1937
Hometown:   Hancock, NY
Undergraduate:   Cornell, B.S., 1959
Law School:   Syracuse U. College of Law, J.D., 1963



David N. Hurd is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. He joined the court in 1999 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton.

Early life and education

Born in Hancock, New York, Hurd graduated from Cornell University with his bachelor's degree in 1959 and later from Syracuse University College of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1963.[1]

Professional career

From 1963 until 1966 Hurd was an associate at several private practice firms.[2] He served as a part-time Oneida County Assistant District Attorney from 1966 until 1967, when he joined the law firm of O’Shea, Griffin, Jones & McLaughlin as an associate. In 1970 Hurd became a partner in the firm of O’Shea, Griffin, McDonald, Hurd & Stevens and remained there until becoming a United States Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of New York in 1991.[2]

Judicial career

Northern District of New York

Hurd was a Federal Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of New York. Hurd was appointed to an eight-year term in 1991.[1]

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Hurd was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York by President Bill Clinton on February 12, 1999, to a seat vacated by Constantine Cholakis as Cholakis was assumed senior status. Hurd was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 13, 1999 on a majority vote and received commission on September 22, 1999.[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Constantine Cholakis
Northern District of New York
1999–Current
Succeeded by:
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