Noel Lawrence Hillman

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Noel Lawrence Hillman
Judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Assumed office
June 12, 2006
Nominated by George W. Bush
Preceded by William G. Bassler
Personal details
Born 1956 (age 59–60)
Red Bank, New Jersey
Alma mater Monmouth University
Seton Hall University School of Law
New York University School of Law

Noel Lawrence Hillman (born 1956) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, Hillman received a B.A. from Monmouth University in 1981 and a J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1985. He entered private practice in New Jersey in 1986, and was a law clerk for Hon. Maryanne Trump Barry, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey from 1986 to 1988, thereafter returning to private practice until 1992. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey from 1992 to 2001, and during this time he received an LL.M. from the New York University School of Law in 1998. He was a Deputy Chief, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Jersey from 2000 to 2001, then served in the Public Integrity Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, as principal deputy chief from 2001 to 2002, then as an acting chief from 2002 to 2003, and as chief from 2003 to 2006.

On January 25, 2006, Hillman was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey vacated by William G. Bassler. Hillman was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 8, 2006, and received his commission on June 12, 2006.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
William G. Bassler
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
2006–present
Incumbent