Denis Reagan Hurley

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Denis Reagan Hurley
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Assumed office
December 18, 2004
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
In office
November 5, 1991 – December 18, 2004
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by Joseph Frank Bianco
Personal details
Born Denis Reagan Hurley
1937 (age 79–80)
Baldwin, New York
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.S.)
Columbia University (M.B.A.)
Fordham University School of Law (J.D.)

Denis Reagan Hurley (born 1937) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Baldwin, New York, Hurley received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business in 1959, a Master of Business Administration from Columbia University in 1962, and a Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law in 1966. He was a court bailiff for Judge John M. Cannella, of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York from 1963 to 1966. He was in private practice in Syracuse, New York from 1966 to 1968, and was a principal assistant district attorney of Suffolk County, New York from 1968 to 1970, returning to private practice in Riverhead, New York from 1970 to 1983. He was a special prosecutor for Suffolk County from 1974 to 1975 and served in the Suffolk County Legislature from 1978 to 1979. He was a senior assistant county attorney of Suffolk County from 1980 to 1981. He was a judge of the New York State Family Court from 1983 to 1987, and of the New York State County Court for Suffolk County from 1988 to 1991, also serving as an acting justice of the New York State Supreme Court from 1987 to 1988.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On June 27, 1991, Hurley was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 31, 1991, and received commission on November 5, 1991. He assumed senior status on December 18, 2004.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
1991–2004
Succeeded by
Joseph Frank Bianco