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O`Brien, Terrence L.
Born 1943 in Lincoln, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Wade Brorby. Confirmed by the Senate on April 15, 2002, and received commission on April 16, 2002. Assumed senior status on April 30, 2013.

Education:
University of Wyoming, B.S., 1965
University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, Ordnance Corps, 1966-1969
Staff attorney, Appellate Section, Land and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1972-1974
Private practice, Wyoming, 1974-1980, 2001-2002
Judge, Wyoming District Court, Sixth Judicial District, 1980-2000
President, Visionary Communications, Inc., 2000-2001

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, August 2, 2001; no Senate vote

 

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