Liam O'Grady

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Liam O'Grady
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #9
Station:   Alexandria, VA
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   07/11/2007 - Present
Preceded by:   Claude Hilton
Past post:   Eastern District of Virginia, Magistrate Judge
Past term:   2003 - 2007
Personal History
Born:   1950
Hometown:   Newark, NJ
Undergraduate:   Franklin & Marshall College, B.A., 1973
Law School:   George Mason U. Law, J.D., 1977

Liam O'Grady is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He joined the Court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Newark, New Jersey, O'Grady graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with his bachelor's degree in 1973 and received a Juris Doctor degree from George Mason University School of Law in 1977.[1]

Professional career

O'Grady was a private practice attorney in the Commonwealth of Virginia from 1979 to 1982 and again from 1992 to 2003. O'Grady served as the Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney in the Commonwealth of Virginia from 1982 to 1986 before becoming an Assistant U.S. Attorney with the United States Department of Justice's U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia until 1992.[1]

Judicial career

Magistrate, Eastern District of Virginia

O'Grady was a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia from 2003 to 2007.[1]

Eastern District of Virginia

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator John Warner O'Grady was nominated to serve as District Court Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007 to a seat vacated by Claude Hilton. O'Grady was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 9, 2007 on a Senate vote and received commission on July 11, 2007.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Claude Hilton
Eastern District of Virginia
2007–Current
Seat #9
Succeeded by:
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