Judge Profile

Katherine S. Hayden

Judicial Experience:

  • District Judge, U.S. District Court, NJ District
  • Superior Court, Essex County, 1991 to 1997

Other Professional Experience:

  • Partner, Boyar, Higgins & Hayden, Morristown, 1984 to 1991
  • Partner, Sweeney, Bozonelis, Stachle & Woodward, Chatham, 1978 to 1984
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney, D.N.J., 1976 to 1978
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Robert Clifford, N.J. Supreme Court, 1975 to 1976

Biographical Data:

  • Judge Sweeney Hayden was nominated by George Bush on July 26, 1991, to new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; confirmed by Senate Feb. 27, 1992; received commission March 2, 1992.

    Race or Ethnicity: White 

Education:

  • J.D., Seton Hall Univ. School of Law, 1975
  • M.A., Seton Hall University, 1971
  • B.A., Marymount Manhattan College, 1963
Profile provided by the New Jersey State Office of Court Administration.