Samuel Der-Yeghiayan

Personal

Birthday: 
1952
Birthplace: 
Aleppo, Syria
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Attorney, Immigration and Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-2000; acting district director, 1986-1987
Judge, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice, 2000-2003

Education

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

University of New Hampshire School of Law's Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property

Pierce Law strives to provide its students with the best possible legal education. Pierce Law is a community of scholars, oriented towards the practice of law, who teach, learn and empower others to contribute productively to a global legal system. Students from around the world with diverse experiences engage in active, practice-based learning in small, cooperative and interactive learning environments. While traditional areas of law and emerging specialties are taught, the intellectual property law curriculum, one of the broadest in the country, is continually emphasized and improved. Graduates are highly capable, confident professionals who will serve clients, employers and the public with integrity and excellence.

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

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Court Name: 

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/15/2003
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