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Hon. Raymond J. Dearie

United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
Chief Judge
Brooklyn, NY, USA


Judge Raymond J. Dearie was appointed United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York on March 21, 1986 and entered on duty the same day. He became Chief Judge in March of 2007 Judge Dearie was born in Rockville Centre, New York, and graduated from Fairfield University in 1966. He graduated from St. John's University School of Law in 1969, where he was editor-in-chief of the Law Review. 

 From 1969 to 1971, Judge Dearie practiced law at Shearman & Sterling in New York City.  In 1971, he became an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. During the next six years, he held several positions at the U.S. Attorney's Office, including Chief of the Appeals Division, Chief of the Criminal Division, and Executive Assistant to the U.S. Attorney.  In 1977, Judge Dearie joined the law firm Surrey & Morse, in New York City. In 1980, he returned to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York as Chief Assistant to the U.S. Attorney. In 1982, he was named United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, a position he held at the time of his judicial appointment.

 Judge Dearie was a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Bar Association and is currently a member of the Federal Bar Council. He has served as President of the St. John's Law Review Alumni Association and has taught at St. John's University School of Law and Brooklyn Law School. He has also lectured at the Federal Judicial Center, Federal Bar Council, the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and other bar groups, and participated in the Inns of Court program.  

 In 2008, Judge Dearie received an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from his alma mater, the St. John's University School of Law, and delivered the Commencement address to the graduating class. 
Hon. Raymond J. Dearie is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Closing to Win: Closing Argument: Suggestions for Effective Advocacy - Trial by Jury 2016, Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Closing to Win: Closing Argument: Suggestions for Effective Advocacy - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
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