Andrew S. Effron

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Andrew Effron
Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
In office
September 30, 2006 – September 30, 2011
Preceded by Sparky Gierke
Succeeded by James Baker
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
In office
August 1, 1996 – September 30, 2011
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Robert Wiss
Succeeded by Kevin A. Ohlson
Personal details
Born (1948-09-18) September 18, 1948 (age 66)
Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
Spouse(s) Barbara Lubotsky Effron
Children 2
Alma mater Harvard University
Judge Advocate General's School

Andrew S. Effron (born September 18, 1948)[1] is the former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF). He took his judicial oath on August 1, 1996, and became chief judge in 2006. His term expired September 30, 2011. He continues to serve as a Senior Judge on the court.[2]

Effron was born in Stamford, Connecticut and grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. He earned degrees from Harvard College and then from Harvard Law School, and also graduated from The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School. He served as associate general counsel at the Department of Defense, and then served the Senate Armed Services Committee, before being appointed to federal court.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ia700307.us.archive.org/30/items/nominationsbefor1997unit/nominationsbefor1997unit_djvu.txt
  2. ^ Judges, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, official site.
  3. ^ Tysons Corner Chapter Meetings (cached version), NCMA Tysons.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Robert Wiss
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
1996–2011
Vacant
Preceded by
Sparky Gierke
Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
2006–2011
Succeeded by
James Baker