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Mills, Michael P.
Born 1956 in Charleston, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Neal B. Biggers. Confirmed by the Senate on October 11, 2001, and received commission on October 16, 2001. Served as chief judge, 2007-2014.

Education:
Itawamba Community College, A.A., 1976
University of Mississippi, B.A., 1978
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1980
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2001

Professional Career:
Private practice, Mississippi, 1980-1995
State representative, Mississippi, 1984-1995
Justice, Mississippi Supreme Court, 1995-2001

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, July 10, 2001; no Senate vote

 

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