Margo Kitsy Brodie

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Margo Kitsy Brodie
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Assumed office
February 29, 2012
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by Allyne R. Ross
Personal details
Born Margo Kitsy Williams
(1966-04-12) April 12, 1966 (age 51)
St. John's, British West Indies (now Antigua and Barbuda)
Education St. Francis College B.A.
University of Pennsylvania Law School J.D.

Margo Kitsy Brodie (born April 12, 1966) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Brodie was born Margo Kitsy Williams in St. John's, Antigua. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1988 from St. Francis College in Brooklyn and then a Juris Doctor in 1991 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Brodie worked for the New York City Law Department from 1991 until 1994, and then at the law firm Carter, Ledyard & Millburn from 1994 until 1999.[2] She then joined the office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York in 1999 as an Assistant United States Attorney.[2] Brodie was Deputy Chief of the General Crimes Section from 2006 to 2007, Chief of the General Crimes Section from 2007 until 2009,[2] Counselor to the Criminal Division from 2009 to 2010, and Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division from 2010 to 2012.[2]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On June 7, 2011, President Barack Obama nominated Brodie to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York that had been vacated by Judge Allyne R. Ross, who took senior status in April 2011.[3] She received a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 7, 2011 and was reported by voice vote to the floor of the Senate on October 6, 2011 and was placed on the Senate Executive Calendar the same day.[4] On February 27, 2012, the United States Senate voted 86–2 to confirm Brodie as a United States District Judge.[1] She received her commission on February 29, 2012.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Senate Roll Call
  2. ^ a b c d e The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (June 7, 2011). "President Obama Nominates Four to the United States District Court". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved June 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ The White House: Office of the Press Secretary (June 7, 2011). "Nominations Sent to the Senate". whitehouse.gov. Retrieved June 8, 2011. 
  4. ^ Senate Judiciary Committee
  5. ^ Margo Kitsy Brodie at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Allyne R. Ross
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
2012–present
Incumbent