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Eric Vitaliano

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Eric Vitaliano
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Station:   Brooklyn, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   01/19/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   Arthur Spatt
Past post:   New York State Unified Court System
Past term:   2002-2005
Personal History
Born:   1948
Hometown:   Staten Island, NY
Undergraduate:   Fordham College, B.A., 1968
Law School:   New York U. Law, J.D., 1971

Eric Nicholas Vitaliano is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He joined the court in 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. At the time of appointment, he was a judge for the New York State Unified Court System.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Staten Island, New York, Vitaliano graduated from Fordham College in Rosehill, New York with his bachelor's degree in 1968 and later from New York University School of Law with his J.D. Degree in 1971.[1]

Professional career

Vitaliano was a law clerk for Federal District Judge, Mark Costantino, for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York from 1971 to 1972. Vitaliano was a private practice attorney in New York from 1972 to 1979, and again from 1981 to 1985 and from 1999 to 2001. Vitaliano served as Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman John M. Murphy from 1979 to 1981 and served as a Member of the New York State Assembly from 1983 to 2002. From 2002 to 2005, Vitaliano was a Judge in the New York State Unified Court System.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of New York

Vitaliano was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York by George W. Bush on October 6, 2005 to a seat vacated by Arthur Spatt. Vitaliano was confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2005 on a Senate vote and received commission on January 19, 2006.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Arthur Spatt
Eastern District of New York
2006–Current
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
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