|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Maine|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by:||Gene Carter|
|Undergraduate:||Bowdoin College, B.A., 1972|
|Law School:||University of Maine School of Law, J.D., 1976|
|Grad. School:||London School of Economics, M.A., 1973|
John A. Woodcock, Jr. (b. 1950) is a federal judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.
Early life and education
Born in Bangor, Maine, Woodcock received his bachelor's degree in 1972 from Bowdoin College, his Master's degree from the London School of Economics in 1973, and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maine School of Law in 1976.
From 1977 to 1978, Woodcock served as and Assistant District Attorney for the District of Maine, in the United States District Attorney's Office. Woodcock was a private practice attorney in the State of Maine from 1978 to 2003.
District of Maine
Woodcock was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Maine by President President George W. Bush on March 27, 2003, to the seat vacated by Gene Carter. The U.S. Senate confirmed Woodcock's nomination on June 12, 2003 and Woodcock was commissioned on June 16, 2003. Since 2009, Woodcock has served as the Chief Judge of the Court.
- Judge Woodcock Federal Judicial Center Bio
- USDC, Maine website
- The Robing Room- Rate Judge Woodcock
- Bangor Daily News, "Judge rules in favor of LePage, says mural can stay in closet," April 22, 2011
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Maine
|Magistrate judges||John Rich •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|