History of the Federal Judiciary

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Paul, Maurice Mitchell
Born 1932 in Jacksonville, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 26, 1982, to a seat vacated by Winston E. Arnow. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 1982, and received commission on June 21, 1982. Served as chief judge, 1993-1997. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1997.

University of Florida, B.S.B.A., 1954
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1960

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force, 1954-1957
Interim instructor, University of Florida College of Law, 1960
Private practice, Orlando, Florida, 1960-1972
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Ninth Judicial Circuit, 1973-1982


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