George Z. Singal

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George Z. Singal
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine
Assumed office
July 31, 2013
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine
In office
2003–2009
Preceded by David Brock Hornby
Succeeded by John A. Woodcock
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine
In office
July 11, 2000 – July 31, 2013
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Morton A. Brody
Succeeded by Jon D. Levy
Personal details
Born 1945 (age 69–70)
Florence, Italy
Alma mater University of Maine
Harvard Law School

George Z. Singal (born 1945) is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine.

Singal was born in a refuge camp in Florence, Italy in 1945. His family emigrated to Bangor, Maine, in 1948. He subsequently became a naturalized American citizen. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maine in 1967. He received a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School in 1970. He was in private practice of law in Maine from 1970 to 2000. He was an Assistant county attorney of Office of the County Attorney, Maine from 1971 to 1973. He was a Complaint justice, Bangor, Maine in 1974.

Singal was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Maine. Singal was nominated by President Bill Clinton on May 11, 2000, to a seat vacated by Morton A. Brody. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 30, 2000, and received commission on July 11, 2000. He served as chief judge from 2003 to 2009. He took senior status on July 31, 2013.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
David Brock Hornby
Chief Judge of the
United States District Court for the District of Maine

2003–2009
Succeeded by
John A. Woodcock
Preceded by
Morton A. Brody
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maine
2000–2013
Succeeded by
Jon D. Levy