Samuel A. Alito
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Hon. Samuel A. Alito Jr.
Firm: Supreme Court of the United States
Address: One First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20543
Phone: (202) 479-3211
(202) 479-3011
Fax: (202) 479-3230
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Web site: http://www.supremecourt.gov/

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Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr., Associate Justice, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, April 1, 1950. He married Martha-Ann Bomgardner in 1985, and has two children - Philip and Laura. He served as a law clerk for Leonard I. Garth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit from 1976–1977. He was Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1977–1981, Assistant to the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981–1985, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1985–1987, and U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, 1987–1990. He was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in 1990. President George W. Bush nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat January 31, 2006.
Current Employment Position(s):
Associate Justice, since January 31, 2006


Bar Admissions:
New York, 1982
New Jersey, 1975
Education:
Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, 1975
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, 1972
A.B., Bachelor of Arts

Honors and Awards:
Nominated by George H.W. Bush to a seat vacated by John Joseph Gibbons, February 20, 1990 - Present

Confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1990, and received commission on April 30, 1990

Past Employment Positions:
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Judge, 1990 - 2006

District of New Jersey, U.S. Attorney, 1987 - 1990

Department of Justice, Washington, District of Columbia, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, 1985 - 1987

U.S. Department of Justice, Assistant to Solicitor General, 1981 - 1985

District of New Jersey, Assistant United States Attorney, 1977 - 1981

Hon. Leonard I. Garth, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Law Clerk, 1976 - 1977

Birth Information:
1950, Trenton, New Jersey, United States of America
Profile Last Updated:
11/20/2013

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