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Timothy Dyk

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Timothy Dyk
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   5/25/2000-Present
Preceded by:   Glenn Archer
Past post:   Private practice, Washington, D.C.
Past term:   1964-2000
Personal History
Born:   1937
Hometown:   Massachusetts
Undergraduate:   Harvard, 1958
Law School:   Harvard Law, 1961

Timothy B. Dyk is a federal appeals judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He joined the court in 2000 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton.

Early life and education

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Dyk graduated from Harvard University with his bachelor's degree in 1958 and later graduated from Harvard Law School with his J.D. in 1961.[1]

Professional career

  • 1989: Lecturer, Yale Law School
  • 1989: Lecturer, Georgetown University Law Center
  • 1987-1988: Visiting professor and lecturer, University of Virginia School of Law
  • 1986-1987: Lecturer, Yale Law School
  • 1986: Lecturer, Georgetown University Law Center
  • 1984-1985: Visiting professor and lecturer, University of Virginia School of Law
  • 1983: Lecturer, Georgetown University Law Center
  • 1964-2000: Private practice, Washington, D.C.
  • 1963-1964: Special assistant to the assistant attorney general, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • 1962-1963: Law clerk, Hon. Earl Warren, Supreme Court of the United States
  • 1961-1962: Law clerk, Hon. Stanley Reed and Hon. Harold Burton, Supreme Court of the United States[1]

Federal judicial career

Dyk was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit by President Bill Clinton on January 26, 1999 to a seat vacated by Glenn Archer. Dyk was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 24, 2000 on a Senate vote and received commission on May 25, 2000.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Glenn Archer
Federal Circuit
2000–Current
Succeeded by:
NA