Dennis M. Cavanaugh

Title: District Court
Appointed by: William J. Clinton
Judicial Tenure: 2000 - 2014

Born: 1947
Birth Place: Orange, NJ

Other Federal Judicial Service

  • U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1993-2000

Professional Career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Francis W. Hayden, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1972-1973
  • Assistant deputy public defender, New Jersey, 1973-1977
  • Private practice, New Jersey, 1977-1992
  • Borough prosecutor, Caldwell, New Jersey, 1988-1989


  • Morehead State University, B.A., 1969
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 1972

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