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Michael Chagares
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Title:   Judge
Station:   Philadelphia, PA
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   4/20/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   Michael Chertoff
Personal History
Born:   1962
Hometown:   Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate:   Gettysburg College, 1984
Law School:   Seton Hall Law, 1987

Michael A. Chagares (b.1962) is a federal judge with the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia. He joined the court in 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Early life and education

Chagares graduated from Gettysburg College with his bachelor's degree in 1984 and graduated from Seton Hall School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1987.[1]

Professional career

  • 2004-2006: Private practice, Hackensack, New Jersey
  • 1991-2006: Adjunct professor, Seton Hall School of Law
  • 1990-2004: U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey
  • 1999-2004: Chief, Civil Division
  • 1990-1999: Assistant U.S. attorney

Judicial career

Chagares was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 25, 2006 to a seat vacated by Michael Chertoff as Chertoff was nominated by President George W. Bush as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Chagares was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 4, 2006 on a Senate vote and received commission on April 20, 2006.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Michael Chertoff
Third Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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