David Larimer

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David Larimer
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of New York
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #4T
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   11/06/1987 - 03/02/2009
Chief:   1996 - 2002
Senior:   03/03/2009 - Present
Preceded by:   98 Stat. 333
Succeeded by:   Frank P. Geraci, Jr.
Past post:   Western District of New York, Magistrate Judge
Past term:   1983 - 1987
Personal History
Born:   1944
Hometown:   Rochester, NY
Undergraduate:   St. John Fisher College, B.A., 1966
Law School:   Notre Dame Law, J.D. 1969

David G. Larimer is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of New York. He joined the court in 1987 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan and served as Chief Judge between 1996 and 2002. He is serving on senior status. Before his confirmation as an Article III judge, Larimer served as U.S. Magistrate judge for the same court.[1]

Early life and education

Larimer graduated from St. John Fisher with his bachelor's degree in 1966 and later graduated from Notre Dame Law with his J.D. in 1969.[1]

Professional career

Larimer began his legal career as a law clerk for former Judge Joseph McGarraghy in the District of Columbia from 1969 to 1970 before joining theU.S. Attorney's Office as assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia from 1970 to 1973. He served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Western District of New York from 1973 to 1975 before spending four years as a private practice attorney in New York. Larimer was a chief appellant law assistant in the New York Supreme Court from 1979 to 1981 before resuming private practice from 1982 to 1987.[1]

Judicial career

Western District of New York

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Al D'Amato, Larimer was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on May 5, 1987, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333. Larimer was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 5, 1987, and received commission on November 6, 1987. Telesca served as the chief judge of the Western District of New York from 1996 to 2002 before assuming senior status on March 3, 2009.[1]

U.S. Magistrate judgeship

Judge Larimer served as U.S. Magistrate Judge between 1983 to 1987 for the Western District of New York.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
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Western District of New York
1987–2009
Succeeded by:
Frank P. Geraci, Jr.


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