History of the Federal Judiciary

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Norris, Alan Eugene
Born 1935 in Columbus, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 22, 1986, to a seat vacated by Leroy John Contie, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1986, and received commission on July 1, 1986. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2001.

Otterbein College, B.A., 1957
New York University School of Law, LL.B., 1960
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1986

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Kingsley A. Taft, Supreme Court of Ohio, 1960-1961
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1961-1962
Private practice, Westerville, Ohio, 1962-1980
State representative, Ohio, 1967-1980
Instructor, Otterbein College, 1976-1980
Judge, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Tenth Appellate District, 1980-1986


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