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William Bassler
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   9/16/1991 - 3/6/2005
Preceded by:   Stanley Brotman
Succeeded by:   Noel Hillman
Personal History
Born:   1938
Undergraduate:   Fordham University (1960)
Law School:   Georgetown University Law Center (1963), New York University School of Law (1969)

William G. Bassler (1938-present) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and a New Jersey Superior Court judge.

Bassler was nominated to the District of New Jersey by President George H.W. Bush on June 14, 1991, to a seat vacated by Stanley Brotman; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission four days later. He assumed senior status on March 6, 2005, and retired on August 31, 2006.[1] Bassler was succeeded in this position by Noel Hillman.

Early life and education

  • Fordham University, B.A., 1960
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1963
  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1969

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Mark Sullivan, Appellate Division, New Jersey Superior Court, 1963-1964
  • Private practice, New Jersey, 1964-1988
  • Judge, Superior Court of the State of New Jersey, 1988-1991

Judicial career

District of New Jersey

Bassler was nominated to the District of New Jersey by President George H.W. Bush on June 14, 1991, to a seat vacated by Stanley Brotman; he was confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission four days later. He assumed senior status on March 6, 2005, and retired on August 31, 2006.[1] Bassler was succeeded in this position by Noel Hillman.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Stanley Brotman
District of New Jersey
1991–2005
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
Noel Hillman