George A. O'Toole Jr.
|George A. O'Toole, Jr.|
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts|
Assumed office |
January 1, 2018
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts|
May 26, 1995 – January 1, 2018
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089|
1947 (age 70–71)|
Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Lucy A. Flynn|
|Children||sons, George and John|
Harvard Law School
George A. O'Toole, Jr. (born 1947) is a Senior United States federal judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, O'Toole received an A.B. from Boston College in 1969 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1972. He was in private practice in Boston, Massachusetts from 1972 to 1982. He was an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court from 1982 to 1990, and of the Superior Court of Massachusetts from 1990 to 1995.
On April 4, 1995, O'Toole was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 25, 1995, and received his commission on May 26, 1995. He assumed senior status on January 1, 2018.
He is married to Lucy A. Flynn, who works at Raytheon Co. They have two sons, George and John.
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new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089
| Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts