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Dora Irizarry

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Dora Irizarry
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Station:   Brooklyn, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   07/08/2004 - Present
Preceded by:   Reena Raggi
Personal History
Born:   1955
Hometown:   San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
Undergraduate:   Yale, B.A., 1976
Law School:   Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1979

Dora Irzarry is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. She joined the court in 2004 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to joining the court, Irizarry was a private practice attorney.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Puerto Rico, Irzarry graduated from Yale with her bachelor's degree in 1976 and later graduated from Columbia Law with her J.D. Degree in 1979.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Eastern District of New York

Irzarry was nominated by President George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Judge Reena Raggi as Raggi was nominated to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Irzarry was confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2004 on a Senate vote and received commission on July 8, 2004.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Reena Raggi
Eastern District of New York
2004–Current
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
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