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Dominic J. Squatrito

U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
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Judge Squatrito was appointed United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut on October 6, 1994. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wesleyan University 1961 and attended the University of Florence in Italy from 1961-62 as a Fulbright Scholar. He received his law degree from Yale University in 1965.

In 1966 Judge Squatrito began practicing law at Bayer & Phelon in Manchester, Connecticut. He remained at this firm, which later became Phelon, Squatrito, FitzGerald, Dyer & Wood, P.C., until his appointment to the federal bench. In the course of his almost thirty years of general private practice, Judge Squatrito also served in a wide variety of public capacities, including service as Counsel to the Housing Authority of the Town of Manchester (1972-79); as Clerk of the State of Connecticut Legislative Committee on Executive Nominations (1974-78); as Assistant Counsel to the Judiciary Committee of the State of Connecticut Legislature (1974); as a Chief Counsel to the Senate of the State of Connecticut (1976-80). Judge Squatrito also served a term as President of the Manchester Bar Association (1989-90) and was the first chairman of Manchester’s Commission on Aging (1967-69).

The Judge is a member of the American Bar Association, the Connecticut State Bar Association, the Hartford County Bar Association, the Manchester Bar Association and the Federal Judges Association.

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
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Assumed senior status due to certified disability on November 1, 2004.
Attorney
Private practice, Manchester, Connecticut
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Chief counsel
Connecticut State Senate
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Counsel
Manchester [Connecticut] Housing Authority
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Clerk
Connecticut State Committee on Executive Nominations
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Counsel
Connecticut State Legislature Judiciary Committee
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Fulbright scholar
University of Florence, Italy
Education
Yale Law School
LL.B. (1965)
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Wesleyan University
B.A. (1961)
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Professional Associations
American Bar Association, the Connecticut State Bar Association, the Hartford County Bar Association, the Manchester Bar Association and the Federal Judges Association
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, District of Connecticut
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Federal Judicial Center Biography
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ABRAHAM RIBICOFF FEDERAL BUILDING
United States Courthouse
450 Main Street - Suite 108
Hartford, CT 06103
USA
Telephone: (860) 240-3873