Janet C. Hall

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Janet C. Hall
Janet Hall District Judge.jpg
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
Assumed office
September 9, 2013
Preceded by Alvin W. Thompson
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
Assumed office
September 18, 1997
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by T. F. Gilroy Daly
Personal details
Born 1948 (age 69–70)
Lowell, Massachusetts
Education Mount Holyoke College (A.B.)
New York University School of Law (J.D.)

Janet C. Hall (born 1948) is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. She sits in New Haven.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, Hall received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Mount Holyoke College in 1970. She went on to earn a Juris Doctor from New York University School of Law three years later. After obtaining her J.D., Hall entered private practice until 1975. Then, she landed a position as a trial attorney in the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, which she held until 1979. She was then a Special Assistant United States Attorney of the Eastern District of Virginia in 1979. From 1980 to 1997, she was in private practice in Hartford, Connecticut.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Hall was nominated by President Bill Clinton on June 5, 1997, to a seat vacated by T. F. Gilroy Daly. She was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 11, 1997, and received her commission on September 18, 1997. She became Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut on September 9, 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Judicial Milestones | United States Courts". News.uscourts.gov. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
T. F. Gilroy Daly
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
1997–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
Alvin W. Thompson
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
2013–present