THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NOMINATES NORMAN A. MORDUE TO THE FEDERAL BENCH
The President today nominated Norman A. Mordue to serve as a United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of New York.
Mr. Norman Mordue, of Syracuse, New York, received his undergraduate degree in 1966 and his J.D. degree in 1971 from Syracuse University. From 1966 to 1968 he served in the U.S. Army and received the Purple Heart and other awards for service in Vietnam, before being discharged as a Captain. From 1970 to 1982, Mordue served with the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office, first as a clerk, then in various capacities as an Assistant District Attorney. From 1982 to 1985, he was a County Court Judge for Onondaga County. Since 1986, Mordue has served on the New York State Supreme Court in Onondaga County.