Dennis Saylor

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Dennis Saylor
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Current Court Information:
District of Massachusetts
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #7
Alternative court:   United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Alternative term:   5/19/2011 - 5/18/2018
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   6/2/2004 - Present
Preceded by:   Robert Keeton
Personal History
Born:   1955
Hometown:   Royal Oak, MI
Undergraduate:   Northwestern U., B.S., 1977
Law School:   Harvard U. Law, J.D., 1981



F. Dennis Saylor IV (b. 1955) is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He joined the court in 2004 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. At the time of appointment, Saylor served as Special Counsel & Chief of Staff to the Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC. Saylor also serves on the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. His term runs from May 19, 2011 until May 18, 2018.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, Saylor graduated from Northwestern University with his bachelor's degree in 1977 and then from Harvard Law School with his Juris Doctor degree in 1981.[2]

Professional career

Saylor was a private practice attorney in Massachusetts from 1981 to 1987 and again from 1993 to 2004. Saylor joined the U.S. Attorney's Office as a Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts from 1987 to 1990. Saylor also served as Special Counsel & Chief of Staff to the Assistant Attorney General in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC from 1990 to 1993.[2]

Judicial career

District of Massachusetts

Saylor was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts by President George W. Bush on July 30, 2003 to a seat vacated by Robert Keeton as Keeton assumed senior status. Saylor was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 1, 2004 on a Senate vote and received commission on June 2, 2004.[3].[4]

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court

Saylor also concurrently serves on the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. He was appointed on May 19, 2011 and his term will end on May 18, 2018.[5]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Robert Keeton
District of Massachusetts
2004–present
Seat #7
Succeeded by:
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