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Hon. Leo Sorokin

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The Honorable Leo Sorokin serves as Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
He was nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Joseph Louis Tauro and confirmed by the Senate on June 10, 2014, and received commission on June 10, 2014. From 2005-2014 he previously serves as U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and as chief magistrate judge from 2012-2014.

Before becoming a judge he worked as a Law clerk from 1991-1994 for the Hon. Rya W. Zobel in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Hon. Leo Sorokin also ran a private practice in Boston from 1992-1994 and worked as the Assistant attorney general for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1994-1997. From 1997-2005 he worked as assistant federal public defender for the District of Massachusetts.