Patrick Duffy

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Patrick Duffy
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Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Station:   Charleston, SC
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   12/26/1995 - 12/26/2007
Senior:   12/27/2007 - Present
Preceded by:   Matthew Perry
Succeeded by:   Timothy M. Cain
Personal History
Born:   1943
Hometown:   Charleston, SC
Undergraduate:   The Citadel, B.A., 1965
Law School:   University of South Carolina Law, J.D., 1968
Military service:   U.S. Army 1969 - 1971

Patrick Michael Duffy is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. He assumed senior status on December 27, 2009.

Early life and education

Born in Charleston, South Carolina, Duffy graduated from The Citadel - The Military College of South Carolina with his bachelor's degree in 1965 and from the University of South Carolina School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1968.[1]

Professioanl career

Duffy was a Staff Attorney for the Neighborhood Legal Assistance Office in South Carolina from 1968 to 1969. From 1969 to 1971, Duffy served as a Military Police Officer for the United States Army. Duffy was a private practice attorney in the South Carolina from 1971 to 1995 and also served as a Assistant County Attorney from 1973 to 1974.[1]

Judicial career

District of South Carolina

Duffy was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina by President Bill Clinton on October 11, 1995 to a seat vacated by Matthew Perry. Duffy was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 22, 1995 on a Senate vote and received commission on December 26, 1995.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by:
Matthew Perry
District of South Carolina
Seat #6
Succeeded by:
Timothy M. Cain