Denny Chin

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Race or Ethnicity: 
Asian American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Henry Werker, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1978-1980
Private practice, New York City, 1980-1982, 1986-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1982-1986
Adjunct professor (part-time), Fordham University School of Law, 1986-1994

Given name at birth: Check Kong Chin

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1975
Name of School - Second: 

Fordham University School of Law

The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society's most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1978

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/10/1994
Termination Date: 
4/26/2010
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Second Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
4/23/2010
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