Donald C. Pogue
|Chief Judge of the United States Court of International Trade|
November 1, 2010 – July 1, 2014
|Preceded by||Jane Restani|
|Succeeded by||Timothy Stanceu|
|Judge of the United States Court of International Trade|
August 14, 1995 – July 1, 2014
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||James Watson|
|Born||1947 (age 66–67)
Macomb, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College
University of Essex
Donald Carl Pogue (born 1947) is the former Chief Judge for the United States Court of International Trade and serves as Chair of the Court's Long Range Planning Committee and Budget Committee. He was appointed to the Trade Court in 1995 by President Bill Clinton.
Pogue was born in 1947 in Macomb, Illinois. Pogue is a magna cum laude Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Dartmouth College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with highest honors in government, and has done graduate work at the University of Essex, England. He received a Juris Doctorate from Yale Law School and a Masters of Arts in philosophy from Yale University.
Pogue engaged in private practice in New Haven, Connecticut, from 1974 to 1975 and in Hartford, Connecticut, from 1976 to 1989 with the law firm of Kestell, Pogue & Gould. He served as Director of the Connecticut branch of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees from 1975 to 1976. He served as an Adjunct Lecturer on labor law at the University of Connecticut School of Law from 1979 to 1982 and assisted in teaching the Harvard Law School's program on negotiations and dispute resolution for lawyers. He served as Commissioner and Chairman of the Connecticut Commissions of Hospitals and Health Care from 1989 to 1994. He served as a Judge of the Connecticut Superior Court from 1994 to 1995, presiding over criminal court in New Haven, Connecticut.
Federal judicial service
On June 30, 1995, President Clinton nominated Pogue to serve as a Judge of the United States Court for International Trade, to the seat vacated by Judge James L. Watson. He was confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1995 and received his commission on August 14, 1995. He has served as Chief Judge of the Court from 2010-2014. He assumed senior status on July 1, 2014.
- Donald C. Pogue at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States Court of International Trade
|Chief Judge of the United States Court of International Trade