History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Hornby, David Brock
Born 1944 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on March 6, 1990, to a seat vacated by Conrad K. Cyr. Confirmed by the Senate on April 27, 1990, and received commission on April 30, 1990. Served as chief judge, 1996-2003. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1982-1988

Education:
Harvard University
University of Western Ontario, B.A., 1965
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1969-1970
Associate professor of law, University of Virginia School of Law, 1970-1974
Private practice, Portland, Maine, 1974-1982
Associate justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, 1988-1990

 

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