Mae D'Agostino

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Mae Avila D'Agostino
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
Assumed office
March 30, 2011
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by Frederick Scullin
Personal details
Born (1954-12-18) December 18, 1954 (age 62)
Albany, New York
Education Siena College B.A.
Syracuse University College of Law J.D.

Mae Avila D'Agostino (born December 18, 1954) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. She was formerly an attorney in Albany County, New York.

Early life and education[edit]

D'Agostino was born on December 18, 1954, in Albany, New York.[1] D'Agostino received a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Siena College in 1977 and a Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law in 1980.[2] D'Agostino practiced law in the Albany area, and was a partner in the firm of D'Agostino , Krackeler & Maguire, which focused on representing doctors, hospital and insurance companies in medical malpractice cases.[3]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On June 23, 2010, Senator Chuck Schumer recommended D'Agostino to fill a vacancy on the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.[4] On September 29, 2010, President Barack Obama formally nominated her to the Northern District of New York.[5] On March 28, 2011, the Senate confirmed her nomination by a vote of 88 ayes to 0 nays[6] and she received her commission on March 30, 2011.[3]

Personal[edit]

D'Agostino is a single mother of an adopted boy.[4]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Frederick Scullin
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
2011–present
Incumbent