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David Francis Jordan, American Retired judge ( law: judicial administration, Retired)Civil litigation, federalCriminalretired judge. Decorated Meritorious Service medal. Served with Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army, 1954-1957, to colonel United States Army Reserve.; Member American Bar Association (vice chair senior lawyersdivsn. judicial committee 1994-1997).

Background

Jordan, David Francis was born on April 18, 1928 in New York City. Son of David Francis Jordan and Frances Marion (J.) Edebohls.

Education

AB, Princeton University, 1950. Juris Doctor, New York University, 1953, Master of Laws in Taxation, 1970. Law clerk United States Court Appeals (2dcir.), 1957-1958, chief deputy, clerk, 1958-1959.

Sole practice, Smithtown, New York, 1959-1963. Partner O'Rourke & Jordan, Central Islip, New York, 1963-1967. Assistant district attorney Suffolk County, Riverhead, New York, 1969-1974.

Law clerk Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 1975. Investigator New York Supreme Court Appellate Division 2d department, Brooklyn, 1976. Corporate Counsel City of Newburgh, New York, 1976-1978.

Acting city manager, 1978. United States magistrate judge Eastern District New York, Brooklyn, Uniondale and Hauppauge, New York, 1978-1994, Southern District California, San Diego, 1994, Southern District Ohio, 1996. Military judge The United States of America Army Judiciary, Washington, 1969-1980.

Legislative analyst Center and Eastern EuropeanLaw Initiative.

Career

Law clerk United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit), 1957-1958, chief deputy, clerk, 1958-1959. Private practice Smithtown, New York, 1959-1963. Partner O'Rourke & Jordan, Central Islip, 1963-1967.

Assistant district attorney Suffolk County, Riverhead, 1969-1974. Law clerk Supreme Court, Suffolk County, 1975. Investigator New York Supreme Court Appellate Division 2d department, Brooklyn, 1976.

Corporate Counsel City of Newburgh, New York, 1976-1978. Acting city manager, 1978. United States magistrate judge Eastern District New York, Brooklyn, Uniondale, and, Hauppage, New York, 1978-1994, Southern District California, San Diego, 1994, Southern District Ohio, 1996.

Military judge The United States of America Army Judiciary, Washington, 1969-1980. Legislation analyst Center and Eastern European Law Initiative. Retired, 1994.

Membership

Served with Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Army, 1954-1957, to colonel United States Army Reserve. Member American Bar Association (vice chair senior lawyersdivsn. judicial committee 1994-1997).

Connections

Married Bess Vukas, August 4, 1956. Children: Melissa Marie, David Francis III, Dennis Paul.