Dominic J. Squatrito

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Dominic J. Squatrito
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
Assumed office
November 1, 2004
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
In office
October 7, 1994 – November 1, 2004
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by Vanessa Lynne Bryant
Personal details
Born 1939 (age 77–78)
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
Alma mater Wesleyan University
Yale Law School

Dominic J. Squatrito (born 1939) is a Senior United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Squatrito received a B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1961 and an LL.B. from Yale Law School in 1965. He was a Fulbright scholar to the University of Florence, Florence, Italy in 1962. He was in private practice of law in Manchester, Connecticut from 1966 to 1994, and was a counsel to the Town of Manchester Housing Authority from 1972 to 1979, and to the Connecticut State Legislature Judiciary Committee from 1974 to 1975. He was a clerk for the Connecticut State Committee on Executive Nominations from 1974 to 1978, and chief counsel of the Connecticut Senate from 1976 to 1980.

On July 28, 1994, Squatrito was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 6, 1994, and received his commission the following day. He assumed senior status on November 1, 2004.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
1994–2004
Succeeded by
Vanessa Lynne Bryant