History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Yeakel, Earl Leroy III
Born 1945 in Oklahoma City, OK

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a seat vacated by James R. Nowlin. Confirmed by the Senate on July 28, 2003, and received commission on July 29, 2003.

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1966
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1969
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2001

Professional Career:
U.S. Marine Corps, 1967-1970
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 1969-1998
Justice, Third Court of Appeals of Texas, 1998-2003; chief justice, 1998

 

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