Carol Bagley Amon

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Carol Bagley Amon
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Assumed office
November 30, 2016
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
In office
2011–2016
Preceded by Raymond J. Dearie
Succeeded by Dora Irizarry
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
In office
August 7, 1990 – November 30, 2016
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Mark Americus Costantino
Personal details
Born (1946-04-23) April 23, 1946 (age 71)
Richmond, Virginia
Education College of William and Mary B.S.
University of Virginia School of Law J.D.

Carol Bagley Amon (born April 23, 1946) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Education and early career[edit]

Amon was born in Richmond, Virginia. She received a Bachelor of Science from College of William and Mary in 1968, then a Juris Doctor from University of Virginia School of Law in 1971. She was a staff attorney of the Communications Satellite Corporation in Washington, D.C. from 1971 to 1973. She was then a trial attorney of Narcotics Task Force of the United States Department of Justice from 1973 to 1974.[1]

Assistant United States Attorney[edit]

Amon was an assistant United States Attorney of the Eastern District of New York from 1974 to 1986. She was chief of frauds from 1978 to 1980, and then chief of general crimes from 1981 to 1982. She was a Senior litigation counsel from 1984 to 1986.[1]

District Court service[edit]

She was a United States Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York from 1986 to 1990. She was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to be a United States District Judge of that court on May 18, 1990, to a seat vacated by Mark A. Costantino. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 3, 1990, and received her commission on August 7, 1990. She served as Chief Judge from 2011 to 2016. She took senior status on November 30, 2016.[1]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

Carol Bagley Amon at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.

Legal offices
Preceded by
Mark Americus Costantino
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
1990–2016
Vacant
Preceded by
Raymond J. Dearie
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
2011–2016
Succeeded by
Dora Irizarry