Bruce Marshall Selya
 

Hon. Bruce Marshall Selya
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Address: John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse
1 Courthouse Way, Suite 2500
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (401) 752-7140
Fax: (617) 478-4081
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.ca1.uscourts.gov/

Position Education Honors
Affiliations
Lawyer Profile:

Judge Selya was appointed to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in October 1986 and assumed senior status on December 31, 2006. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in 1955 and his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1958. He served as law clerk to Judge Edward W. Day of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island from 1958 to 1960. He worked in private practice in Providence, Rhode Island from 1960 to 1982, and served as a Judge on the Lincoln, Rhode Island Probate Court from 1965 to 1972. In 1982, Judge Selya was appointed U.S. District Judge for the District of Rhode Island, where he served until his appointment to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in 1986. Chambers phone number: (401) 752-7140.

Current Employment Position(s):
Senior Circuit Judge, since December 31, 2006

Appointed 1986 by Ronald Reagan
Education:
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958
LL.B.
Honors: magna cum laude

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1955
A.B.
Honors: magna cum laude

Honors and Awards:
John Harvard Scholar

Louis Dembitz Brandeis Medal, 1988

Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association
Member

Federal Bar Association
Member

Rhode Island Bar Association
Member

American Arbitration Association
Member

Pawtucket Bar Association
Member

Rhode Island Bar Foundation
Member

Rhode Island Bar Association
Former Chairman, CLE

CLLA
Member

DRI
Member

Rhode Island Bar Association
Former Chairman, Joint Liaison Committee

Rhode Island Society of CPA's
Former Chairman, Joint Liaison Committee

Bryant College, 1986 - Present
Chairman, Board of Trustees

Republican State Central Committee
Vice-Chairman

Attorney General
Republican Candidate

Republican National Conventions
Delegate

Judicial Conference Committee on Intercircuit Assignments
Member

First Circuit
Chairman, Education Committee

Federal Judges Association
Board Member

National Conference on Revisions to Federal Appellate Practice, 1968 - 1982
Appellate Delegate

Governor's Commission on Crime and Administration of Justice, 1967 - 1969

Rhode Island Judicial Council, 1964 - 1972

Past Employment Positions:
U. S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, Judge, 1982 - 1986

Selya and Iannuccillo, Attorney, 1974 - 1982

Lincoln, Rhode Island Probate Court, Probate Judge, 1965 - 1972

Gunning, LaFazia, Gnys & Selya, Attorney, 1960 - 1974

Judge Edward W. Day of the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, Law Clerk, 1958 - 1960

Birth Information:
1934, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
Profile Last Updated:
11/20/2013

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