Christopher A. Boyko

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Christopher Allan Boyko
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Assumed office
January 3, 2005
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Paul Ramon Matia
Personal details
Born Christopher Allan Boyko
(1954-10-10) October 10, 1954 (age 62)
Cleveland, Ohio
Education Mount Union College B.A.
Cleveland–Marshall College of Law J.D.

Christopher Allan Boyko (born October 10, 1954),[1] is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Boyko is a second-generation Ukrainian American.[2] He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Union College in 1976 and a Juris Doctor from Cleveland–Marshall College of Law at Cleveland State University in 1979. He was in private practice in Parma, Ohio, from 1979 to 1993, also working for the City of Parma as an assistant prosecutor from 1981 to 1987, and as a prosecutor and city Director of Law from 1987 to 1993. He was a judge on the Parma Municipal Court in 1993, and was an executive vice president/general counsel for Copy America, Inc. from 1994 to 1995. He was a judge of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas from 1996 to 2004.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 22, 2004, Boyko was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio vacated by Paul Ramon Matia. Boyko was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 21, 2004, and received his commission on January 3, 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Archived May 13, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Judge Christopher Boyko moves up to federal bench in Ohio (03/20/05)". Ukrweekly.com. Retrieved 2012-12-22. 

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Paul Ramon Matia
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
2005–present
Incumbent