Patty Shwartz

Personal

Birthday: 
1961
Birthplace: 
Paterson, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1986-1987
Law clerk, Hon. Harold A. Ackerman, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1987-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 1989-2003; deputy chief, Criminal Division, 1995-1999; chief, Criminal Division, 1999-2001, 2002-2003; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 2001-2002

Former name: Patty Shwartz-Dorsey

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, October 5, 2011; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Rutgers University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1983
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1986

Judicial Career

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

Third Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/10/2013
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2003-2013

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