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Timothy Stanceu

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Timothy Stanceu
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of International Trade
Title:   Chief judge
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   3/10/2003-Present
Chief:   7/1/2014-Present
Preceded by:   Richard Goldberg (Federal judge)
Past post:   Attorney in private practice
Past term:   1990-2003
Personal History
Born:   1951
Hometown:   Canton, OH
Undergraduate:   Colgate University, 1973
Law School:   Georgetown University, 1979

Timothy Stanceu is an Article III Federal Judge for the United States Court of International Trade. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Stanceu became the chief judge on July 1, 2014, after the transition of Donald Pogue to senior status.[1]


Stanceu graduated from Colgate University with his bachelor's degree in 1973 and received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1979.[1]

Professional career

  • 1990-2003: Attorney in private practice, Washington D.C.
  • 1986-1989: Deputy director, Office of Trade and Tariff Affairs, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • 1982-1985: Special assistant to the assistant secretary, Office of Enforcement and Operations, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • 1974-1982: Program analyst and environmental protection specialist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency[1]

Judicial career

Court of International Trade

Stanceu was nominated to the United States Court of International Trade by President George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by Richard Goldberg. Stanceu was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 6, 2003, on a voice vote and received commission on March 10, 2003.[2]

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