Judith Ann Yannello
|Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims|
October 1, 1982 – May 31, 1987
|Appointed by||operation of law|
|Preceded by||seat established|
|Succeeded by||Wilkes C. Robinson|
|Born||March 17, 1943|
Buffalo, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Barnard College (B.A.|
Cornell Law School (J.D.)
Born in Buffalo, New York, Yannello received a Bachelor of Arts from Barnard College in 1964, followed by a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1967. She was a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Claims from 1967 to 1968, and then a trial attorney in the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice from 1968 to 1973, when she entered private practice in Washington, D.C..
In 1976, Yannello became an administrative judge on the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and in 1977, she became a trial judge of the U.S. Court of Claims. On October 1, 1982, she was reassigned by operation of law under the Federal Courts Improvement Act to the newly created U.S. Claims Court. She resigned from the Claims Court on May 31, 1987, and returned to the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, where she continued to serve until 1996.
- U.S. Government Printing Office, Official Congressional Directory, 1987-1988 (1987), p. 1101-1102.
- Federal Judicial Center page on Judith Ann Yannello.