Alvin Anthony Schall

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Alvin Anthony Schall
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Assumed office
October 5, 2009
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
In office
August 17, 1992 – October 5, 2009
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Edward Samuel Smith
Succeeded by Kathleen M. O'Malley
Personal details
Born Alvin Anthony Schall
(1944-04-04) April 4, 1944 (age 73)
New York City, New York
Education Princeton University (B.A.)
Tulane University Law School (J.D.)

Alvin Anthony Schall (born April 4, 1944) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in New York City, New York, Schall received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University in 1966 and a Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School in 1969.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Schall was in private practice in New York City from 1969 to 1973, before becoming an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of New York from 1973 to 1978. He was chief of the appeals division from 1977 to 1978, and a trial attorney of the civil division of the United States Department of Justice from 1978 to 1987. He was a senior trial counsel from 1986 to 1987. He briefly returned to private practice in Washington, D.C. from 1987 to 1988, and was then an Assistant to the United States Attorney General from 1988 to 1992.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On March 3, 1992, Schall was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated by Edward Samuel Smith. Schall was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 12, 1992, and received his commission on August 17, 1992.[1] Schall assumed senior status on October 5, 2009.[2]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Edward Samuel Smith
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
1992–2009
Succeeded by
Kathleen M. O'Malley