Arthur J. Gajarsa

Personal

Birthday: 
1941
Birthplace: 
Norcia, Italy
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Joseph C. McGarraghy, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 1967-1968
Attorney, Aetna Life and Casualty, Inc., 1968-1969
Special counsel, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1969-1970
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1971-1997
Private practice, Boston, Massachusetts, 2013-

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, April 18, 1996; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1962
Name of School - Second: 
Catholic University of America
Degree - Second: 
M.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1964
Name of School - Third: 

Georgetown University Law Center

The Law Center provides a world of opportunities. We offer more courses and more seminars on domestic and international topics than any other law school in the country. Our program in clinical education, ranked among the best in the nation, offers a wide range of legal assistance to needy members of our community - including domestic abuse and child cases, political asylum cases, and environmental justice. Our location puts us within walking distance of Congress, the Supreme Court, and the Department of Justice.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1967

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Court Name: 

Federal Circuit Appeals Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/1/1997
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/31/2011
Termination Date: 
6/30/2012
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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