Madeline Cox Arleo
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey|
November 21, 2014
|Appointed by||Barack Obama|
|Preceded by||Dennis Cavanaugh|
|Born||Madeline Elizabeth Cox
1963 (age 54–55)
Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.
|Residence||Caldwell, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Rutgers University, New
Seton Hall University
Madeline Cox Arleo (born 1963) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and a former United States Magistrate Judge of the same court.
Arleo was born in 1963 in Jersey City, New Jersey. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1985 from Rutgers College and a Master of Arts degree in 1986 from Rutgers University. She received a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, in 1989 from Seton Hall University School of Law, where she was Editor in Chief of the Law Review. She began her legal career as a law clerk to Judge Marie L. Garibaldi of the New Jersey Supreme Court, from 1989 to 1990. She worked at the law firm of Clapp & Eisenberg from 1990 to 1994 and at the law firm of Barry & McMoran from 1994 to 1998. From 1998 to 2000, she was a partner at the law firm of Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, LLP, where her practice focused on civil litigation in Federal and State courts. From 2000 to 2014, she served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the District of New Jersey.
Federal judicial service
On June 26, 2014, President Obama nominated Arleo to serve as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, to the seat vacated by Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh, who retired on January 31, 2014. On July 29, 2014 a hearing before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary was held on her nomination.  On September 18, 2014 her nomiantion was reported out of committee by voice vote. On November 18, 2014 Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid filed for cloture on her nomination. On Wednesday November 19, 2014 cloture was invoked by a vote of 56-40. On Thursday, November 20, 2014 the Senate confirmed her nomination by voice vote. She received her judicial commission on November 21, 2014.
- Profile at New Jersey Law Journal
- "President Obama Nominates Four to Serve on the United States District Court" White House, June 26, 2014
- "Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate" White House, June 26, 2014
- United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary: Nominations for July 29, 2014
- Results of Executive Business Meeting - September 18, 2014 United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- "U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 113th Congress - 2nd Session". Vote Summary: Vote Number 285. United States Senate. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
- "Biographical Directory of Federal Judges". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
- Madeline Cox Arleo at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey