Blumenthal To Chair, Murphy To Introduce Victor Bolden At Confirmation Hearing For United States District Court Judge

(Hartford, CT) - At 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) will chair the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing for Victor A. Bolden, nominated to serve as United States District Court Judge. U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) will introduce Bolden at the hearing.

The hearing will be streamed live on the Judiciary Committee website.

Victor Bolden has distinguished himself as a courageous, compassionate and deeply skilled attorney and public servant, with the intellect, integrity and experience that will make him a fair and honorable judge. Our hope and expectation is that he will be confirmed promptly, without partisan contention, as befits his exemplary qualifications,” said Blumenthal and Murphy.

Victor Allen Bolden has served as the Corporation Counsel for the City of New Haven since 2009.  He previously worked at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., serving as General Counsel from 2005 to 2009 and as Assistant Counsel from 1994 to 2000.  From 2000 to 2005, Bolden worked at the law firm Wiggin & Dana, where he handled a wide range of commercial litigation matters.  He began his legal career at the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, where he worked as a Staff Attorney from 1990 to 1994 and as a Marvin Karpatkin Fellow from 1989 to 1990.  Bolden received his J.D. in 1989 from Harvard Law School and his A.B. in 1986 from Columbia University.

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