History of the Federal Judiciary


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Hovland, Daniel L.
Born 1954 in Moorhead, MN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
Nominated by George W. Bush on June 26, 2002, to a seat vacated by Patrick A. Conmy. Confirmed by the Senate on November 14, 2002, and received commission on November 26, 2002. Served as chief judge, 2002-2009.

Education:
Concordia College, B.A., 1976
University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Ralph J. Erickstad, North Dakota Supreme Court, 1979-1980
Assistant attorney general, State of North Dakota, 1980-1983
Private practice, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1983-2002
Commissioner, Bismarck [North Dakota] Park and Recreation District, 1992-2002
Administrative law judge, Office of Administrative Hearings, State of North Dakota, 1994-2002

 

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