Dora L. Irizarry

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
San Sebastian, Puerto Rico
Race or Ethnicity: 
Hispanic
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Assistant district attorney, Bronx County, New York, 1979-1987; Appeals Bureau, 1979-1981; Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, 1981-1987
Assistant district attorney, Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York County, New York, 1987-1995
Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1995-1997
Acting justice, New York State Court of Claims, 1997-2002; Kings County 1997-1998; New York County, 1998-2002
Private practice, New York City, 2002-2004

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

Judicial Career

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

New York Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/8/2004
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