History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Parker, James Aubrey
Born 1937 in Houston, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 10, 1987, to a seat vacated by Howard C. Bratton. Confirmed by the Senate on November 5, 1987, and received commission on November 6, 1987. Served as chief judge, 2000-2003. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2003.

Education:
Rice Institute (now Rice University), B.A., 1959
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1962

Professional Career:
Private practice, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1962-1987

 

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