History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Laughrey, Nanette Kay
Born 1946 in Cheyenne, WY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 20, 1995, to a seat vacated by Joseph E. Stevens, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on July 24, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Assumed senior status on August 27, 2011.

Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by William J. Clinton on October 20, 1995, to a seat vacated by Joseph E. Stevens, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on July 24, 1996, and received commission on August 1, 1996. Assumed senior status on August 27, 2011.

Education:
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1967
University of Missouri School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Assistant attorney general, State of Missouri, 1975-1979
Judge, Columbia [Missouri] Municipal Court, 1979-1983
Private practice, Columbia, Missouri, 1980-1983
Faculty, University of Missouri-Columbia Law School, 1983-1996; associate professor, 1983-1987; professor, 1987-1996
Deputy attorney general, State of Missouri, 1992-1993

 

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