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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 University, 1976
Law School:   Rutgers University Law, 1979
Freda L. Wolfson is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. [1]

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.[1]

Professional career

Wolfson spent her legal career as an attorney in private practice in the State of New Jersey.[1]

Judicial career

District of New Jersey

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

Magistrate for District of New Jersey

Wolfson began her federal judicial career as a magistrate judge for the District of New Jersey. Wolfson was appointed to an eight-year term in 1986 and was re-appointed again in 1994. She served in that capacity until becoming an Article III judge for the District of New Jersey in 2002.[1]

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

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