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George A. O'Toole Jr.

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Appointed by  Bill Clinton
Children  sons, George and John
Spouse(s)  Lucy A. Flynn
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Preceded by  new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089
Alma mater  Boston College Harvard Law School
Education  Harvard Law School, Boston College

George A. O'Toole Jr. (born 1947) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, O'Toole received an A.B. from Boston College in 1969 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1972. He was in private practice in Boston, Massachusetts from 1972 to 1982. He was an Associate Justice of the Boston Municipal Court from 1982 to 1990, and of the Superior Court of Massachusetts from 1990 to 1995.

On April 4, 1995, O'Toole was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 25, 1995, and received his commission on May 26, 1995.

O'Toole presided over the 2015 trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the perpetrators of the Boston Marathon bombing.

He is married to Lucy A. Flynn, who works at Raytheon Co. They have two sons, George and John.


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