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Freda Wolfson

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Freda Wolfson
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Station:   Trenton, NJ
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   2002-Present
Preceded by:   Nicholas Politan
Past post:   District of New Jersey, Magistrate Judge
Past term:   1986-2002
Personal History
Born:   1954
Hometown:   Vineland, NJ
Undergraduate:   Rutgers U., B.A., 1976
Law School:   Rutgers U. Law, J.D., 1979

Freda L. Wolfson is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.[1] She joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Wolfson graduated from Rutgers with her bachelor's degree in 1976 and later graduated from Rutgers Law with her J.D. in 1979.

Professional career

Wolfson spent her entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney in the State of New Jersey from 1979 to 1986.

Judicial career

Magistrate, District of New Jersey

Wolfson began her federal judicial career as a Federal Magistrate judge for the District of New Jersey. Wolfson was appointed to a eight year term in 1986 and was re-appointed again in 1994 before serving another full eight year term before her nomination as an Article III federal judge in 2002.

District of New Jersey

Wolfson was nominated by George W. Bush on August 1, 2002 to a seat vacated by Nicholas Politan; Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002 on a majority voice vote and received commission on December 4, 2002[2].

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Nicholas Politan
District of New Jersey
Seat #3
Succeeded by:

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