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Patrick Conmy

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Patrick Conmy
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of North Dakota
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   12/17/1985-5/5/2000
Chief:   1985-1992
Senior:   5/5/2000-Present
Preceded by:   Bruce Van Sickle
Succeeded by:   Daniel Hovland
Personal History
Born:   1934
Hometown:   Fargo, ND
Undergraduate:   Harvard College, 1955
Law School:   Georgetown University Law Center, 1959

Patrick Conmy is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Conmy is serving on senior status.[1]


Conmy graduated from Harvard College with his bachelor's degree in 1955 and graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. with his J.D. degree in 1959.[1]

Professional career

After law school at Georgetown, Conmy started in the U.S. Department of Labor as a junior management assistant from 1955 to 1959. In 1959, Conmy relocated back to North Dakota and entered the private practice of law in the State of North Dakota from 1959 to 1985. In addition to private practice, Conmy was elected as a City Commissioner for the City of Bismarck, North Dakota from 1968 to 1976. Conmey was also an elected member of the North Dakota State House of Representatives from 1976 to 1985.[1]

Judicial career

District of North Dakota

On the recommendation of Senator Mark Andrews, Conmy was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on October 16, 1985, to a seat vacated by Judge Bruce Van Sickle as Van Sickle went on senior status. Conmy was confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Conmy served as the chief judge of the District of North Dakota from 1985 to 1992 before assuming senior status on January 5, 2000.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Bruce Van Sickle
District of North Dakota
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Daniel Hovland

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