Peter W. Hall
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Hon. Peter W. Hall
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Address: 500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 857-8500
(212) 857-8585
(212) 857-8702
(212) 857-8662
Fax: (212) 857-8710
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Web site: http://www.ca2.uscourts.gov/

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Judge Hall was nominated by George W. Bush to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on December 9, 2003, to a seat vacated by Hon. Fred I. Parker (deceased); confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2004, and received commission on July 7, 2004.

Judge Hall received his B.A. with honors in English, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1971; his M.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1975; and J.D., cum laude, from Cornell Law School in 1977.

Judge Hall was Law clerk, Honorable Albert W. Coffrin, U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, 1977-1978. He was Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Vermont, 1978-1982 and First Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Vermont, 1982-1986. He engaged in the Private Practice of law in Vermont, 1986-2001. He served as President, Vermont Bar Association, 1995-1996. Judge Hall was elected as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1997. Just prior to his appointment to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, he was the U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont, 2001-2004.

Current Employment Position(s):
Judge, since July 7, 2004

Appointed 2003 by George W. Bush to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Bar Admissions:
Vermont, 1978
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1979
U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 1978
Education:
Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, 1977
J.D.
Honors: cum laude

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1975
M.A.

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1971
B.A.
Honors: cum laude
Honors: With Honors
Major: English

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Vermont Bar Association, 1995 - 1996
President

American College of Trial Lawyers, 1997 - Present
Fellow

Past Employment Positions:
District of Vermont, U.S. Attorney, 2001 - 2004

Private Practice of Law in Vermont, Attorney, 1986 - 2001

District of Vermont, First Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1982 - 1986

District of Vermont, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1978 - 1982

Honorable Albert W. Coffrin, U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, Law Clerk, 1977 - 1978

Fraternities/Sororities:
Phi Beta Kappa
Birth Information:
1948
Profile Last Updated:
11/20/2013

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