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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of New York|
|Station:||New York, NY|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||04/30/1990 - 05/23/2002|
|Senior:||05/24/2002 - Present|
|Preceded by:||William Conner|
|Succeeded by:||Kevin Castel|
|Hometown:||New York, NY|
|Undergraduate:||Fordham College, A.B., 1956|
|Law School:||Columbia Law, LL.B., 1959|
Lawrence McKenna is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. He joined the court in 1990 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. McKenna is a judge serving on senior status.
Early life and education
A native New Yorker, McKenna graduated from Fordham College with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and later graduated from Columbia Law School with his Law degree in 1959.
McKenna spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in New York State from 1959 to 1990.
Southern District of New York
On the recommendation of New York U.S. Senator Al D'Amato, McKenna was nominated by President George HW. Bush on January 24, 1990 replacing William Conner as Conner assumed senior status. McKenna was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 27, 1990 on a Senate vote and received commission on April 30, 1990. McKenna later assumed senior status on May 24, 2002.
- Judge McKenna's Webpage-SDNY
- Judge McKenna's Biography at the Federal Judicial Center
- List of Article III judges of the Southern District of New York
- The Robing Room- Rate Judge Mckenna
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|Southern District of New York
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