Judge Shwartz from New Jersey nominated for appeals court
A New Jersey judge, Patty Shwartz, was appointed by President Barack Obama, to serve in a federal appellate court.
Shwartz would serve on the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals
As per the information provided by the Senate, U.S. Magistrate Judge Patty Shwartz would serve on the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals is located in Philadelphia and deals with cases of federal district courts based in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Commenting on the experiences owned by Judge Shwartz, Obama said, “Judge Shwartz has a long and impressive record of service and a history of handing down fair and judicious decisions. She will be a thoughtful and distinguished addition to the 3rd circuit.”
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J., who was also present on the occasion said, “Judge Shwartz is a widely respected judge with a strong work ethic and broad range of experience.”
Shwartz has dealt more than 4,000 civil and criminal cases
As per the information provided by Lautenberg’s office, she has worked as a magistrate judge in New Jersey since 2003. During this duration, she has dealt more than 4,000 civil and criminal cases and presided over 14 trials.
Giving the details of her educational background, White House informed that Shwartz completed her honors from Rutgers University in the year 1983 and after a gap of three years; she earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She started her career with a private law firm,later, she clerked for a New Jersey federal judge and then worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey from 1989 till she got promoted as a magistrate judge.