Frank Paul Geraci, Jr., was nominated to serve as judge in U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York and Fernando M. Olguin was tapped for the bench in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
Geraci currently works as a county court judge in Rochester, N.Y., a post he has held since 1999. Previously he was a judge on Rochester City Court and as Special Assistant District Attorney in the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office. He worked as a partner at Geraci & Feldman law firm from 1987 to 1992. He served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Western District of New York from 1983 to 1987. Geraci is a graduate of the University of Dayton and the University of Dayton Law School.
Olguin served as a trial attorney in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division from 1991 to 1994. He became a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the Central District of California in 2001. He was also previously a partner at Traber, Voorhees & Olguin, and from 1994 to 1995 he worked as education program director at the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund. He is a graduate of Harvard University and University of California at Berkeley Law School.