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U.S. Chief District Court Judge Margo Brodie, left, swears in James Cho on Monday as a magistrate judge in Brooklyn Federal Court. Photo courtesy of U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York U.S. District Chief Judge Margo K. Brodie, left, swears in James Cho on Monday as a magistrate judge in Brooklyn Federal Court. Photo courtesy of U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York

Former assistant U.S. attorney James Cho was sworn in Monday as the Eastern District of New York’s newest magistrate judge, following his selection by the district’s Board of Judges.

Cho, a former president of the Asian American Bar Association of New York and the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, is the district’s first Korean American judge.

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Jane Wester

Jane Wester is a litigation reporter for the New York Law Journal. Email her at [email protected] or find her on Twitter @janewester.

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