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Senior Judge Nicholas Tsoucalas

Nicholas Tsoucalas, Senior Judge, United States Court of International Trade, One Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278-0001, appointed by President Ronald Reagan on June 9, 1986.
Education: Kent State University, 1949, B.S.; New York Law School, 1951, LL.B.

Career Record: U.S. Navy, 1944-1946, 1951-1952; Private practice, New York City, 1953-1955, 1959-1968; Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York, 1955-1959; Supervisor, U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1959-1960; Judge, Criminal Court of the City of New York, 1968-1975, 1982-1986; Acting Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Kings and Queens Counties, 1975-1982.

Standard Chambers Procedures

Executive Assistant
: K. Tompkins

Case Manager
: Cynthia Love (212) 264-2923

Current Clerks:

Elias Trahanas, New York Law School, J.D. 2013
George Samiotes, Santa Clara University School of Law, J.D. 2010

Hiring Policies
One clerk is hired for a two-year clerkship commencing late summer or early fall. Applicant must submit cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, three letters of reference, and a writing sample. Law review or other writing experience and a demonstrated interest in international trade law are considered in ranking applicants. Clerks must be willing to travel for court work.

Intern Vacancies
Senior Judge Tsoucalas accepts applications for interns. Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter detailing your interest in international trade or other work of the court, a copy of law school transcript, and a writing sample of the applicant’s own work. Applicants may submit a letters of recommendation, although they are not required. All internships are unpaid positions.

Positions are filled on a rolling basis, but decisions are generally made around November 1 for spring applicants, April 1 for summer applicants, and August 1 for fall applicants.

Please submit the materials by mail to: Chambers of Senior Judge Nicholas Tsoucalas, U.S. Court of International Trade, One Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278-0001. On the outside of the envelope, include the following notation: "INTERNSHIP APPLICATION."

Chambers' Contact:
 Cynthia Love, Case Manager - (212) 264-2923



Last modified August 4, 2015