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Nicholas Politan
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   11/9/1987 - 1/4/2002
Preceded by:   Herbert Stern
Succeeded by:   Freda Wolfson
Personal History
Born:   1935
Undergraduate:   Rutgers University (1957)
Law School:   Rutgers University School of Law (1960)

Nicholas H. Politan (1935-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Politan was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on August 7, 1987, to a seat vacated by Herbert Stern; he was confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987, and received commission three days later. He retired on January 4, 2002.[1] Politan was succeeded in this position by Freda Wolfson.

Early life and education

  • Rutgers University, A.B., 1957
  • Rutgers University School of Law, LL.B., 1960

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Gerald McLaughlin, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1960-1961
  • Private practice, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, 1961-1964
  • Private practice, Jersey City, New Jersey, 1964-1972
  • Private practice, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, 1972-1987
  • Director and chairman of the executive committee, County Trust Company, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, 1980-1987

Judicial career

District of New Jersey

Politan was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on August 7, 1987, to a seat vacated by Herbert Stern; he was confirmed by the Senate on November 6, 1987, and received commission three days later.[1] He retired on January 4, 2002. Politan was succeeded in this position by Freda Wolfson.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Herbert Stern
District of New Jersey
1987–2002
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Freda Wolfson