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SYRACUSE - Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-NY, announced Wednesday that he is recommending Assistant U.S. Attorney Brenda K. Sannes, Syracuse, to serve as a judge in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York.

If confirmed by President Barack Obama, Ms. Sannes would become just the third woman ever to serve on the bench in the district, which includes the cities of Plattsburgh, Albany, Buffalo and Binghamton, and only the second woman to serve in Syracuse.

Ms. Sannes is chief of the U.S. Attorney’s appellate division in the northern district, a post she has held since 2005, and is also manager of the U.S. Attorney’s Syracuse office. She has been a U.S. attorney in Syracuse for more than a decade and previously served as a U.S. attorney in Los Angeles, handling narcotics and money laundering cases.

She is a 1980 graduate of Carleton College, Northfield, Minn., and received her law degree from University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wis., in 1983.

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