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Profile: Frederick J. Scullin, Jr.
Frederick J. Scullin, Jr.
United States District Judge , U.S. Northern District, New York, Appointed, March 13, 1992
Other Professional Experience:
Private practice, 1980 to 1982
Paratrooper, ranger, and infantry commander, United States Army, 173rd Airborne Brigade in the Republic of Vietnam, 1964
Private Practice, Germain and Germain, Syracuse, New York
Assistant District Attorney, Onondaga County
Prosecutors, Assistant in Charge of the Albany Regional Office, Statewide Organized Crime Task Force, 1971
Chief Prosecutor of the Governor’s Council, State of Florida, 1978
United States Attorney, Northern District of New York, 1982
On April 6, 2000, he became Chief Judge of the Northern District of New York. He became Senior Judge on March 13, 2006. In November of 1964, Judge Scullin entered active duty with the United States Army, received training as a paratrooper and ranger, and thereafter served as an infantry commander with the 173rd Airborne Brigade in the Republic of Vietnam. He received numerous awards and decorations, and after release from active duty, continued to serve in the United States Army Reserve retiring in 1991 with the rank of Colonel. In 1971, he was appointed by the New York State Attorney General as one of the original prosecutors of the then newly-formed Statewide Organized Crime Task Force and in that capacity, served as the Assistant in Charge of the Albany Regional Office. In 1978, he was appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida as Chief Prosecutor of the Governor’s Council for the prosecution of organized crime. He returned to the private practice of law in 1980 and in 1982 was appointed the United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York, a position he held until his appointment to the federal bench. In that capacity, Judge Scullin supervised numerous investigations and prosecutions in drug trafficking, organized crime, and -- most notably-- public corruption.
Syracuse University, College of Law, 1964
Niagara University, 1961
Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:
Member, Federal Bar Association
Member, State of Florida Bar Association
Member, Onondaga County Bar Association
Board of Directors, Onondaga County Bar Association, 1988 - 1990
Member, Federal Bar Council
Member, Second Circuit Judicial Council
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States
Member, Law College Association of Syracuse University
Past member and chairman, City of Syracuse, County of Onondaga Drug & Alcohol Abuse Commission
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