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William Skretny's Biography
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Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court - Western
2 Niagara Square
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William M. Skretny
LLM, Northwestern University School of Law, 1972
JD, Howard University School of Law, 1969
AB, Canisius College, 1966
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Chief Judge, United States District Court, Western District of New York, 2010-present
Judge, United States District Court, Western District of New York, 1990-2010
Private Practice, Buffalo, New York, 1988-1990
Nominated by President George H.W. Bush, Judge, United States District Court, Western District of New York, June 12, 1990
Confirmed, Judge, United States District Court, Western District of New York, August 3, 1990
First Deputy District Attorney, Erie County, New York, 1983-1988
Private Practice, Buffalo, New York, 1981-1983
First Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of New York, 1975-1981
Staff Attorney, Office of Special Prosecutor, Department of Justice, Washington, DC, 1980
Special Counsel, Attorney General's Advocacy Institute, Washington, DC, 1979
Assistant United States Attorney, Western District of New York, 1973-1975
Assistant United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1971-1973
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Fellow, Ford Foundation, present
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