Gary L. Sharpe

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Gary Sharpe
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
Incumbent
Assumed office
December 16, 2011
Preceded by Norman A. Mordue
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 29, 2004
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Thomas James McAvoy
Magistrate Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
In office
1997–2004
Personal details
Born 1947 (age 67–68)
Cortland, New York, U.S.
Alma mater University at Buffalo
Cornell Law School

Gary Lawrence Sharpe (born 1947) is a federal judge on the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York. Judge Sharpe graduated from the University at Buffalo with a B.A. in 1971 and Cornell Law School with a J.D. in 1974. He was United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York from 1992 to 1994. He was nominated to the court by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Thomas J. McAvoy, confirmed by the Senate on January 28, 2004, and received his commission on January 29, 2004. He became Chief Judge on December 16, 2011.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Norman A. Mordue
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
2011–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Thomas James McAvoy
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
2004–present