History of the Federal Judiciary


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Schneider, Michael H. Sr.
Born 1943 in San Antonio, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 17, 2004, to a seat vacated by John H. Hannah, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 7, 2004, and received commission on September 10, 2004.

Education:
Lon Morris College, A.A., 1963
Stephen F. Austin State University, B.S., 1965
University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1970
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 2001

Professional Career:
Assistant district attorney, Harris County, Texas, 1971-1975
Private practice, Texas, 1975-1976, 1989-1990
General attorney, Dresser Industries, Inc., 1976-1980
Judge (part-time), West University Place [Texas] Municipal Court, 1978-1990
General attorney, Bawden Drilling, Inc., 1980-1986
General solicitor, Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1986-1989
Presiding judge, Harris County [Texas] One Hundred and Fifty-Seventh District Court, 1990-1996
Chief justice, First Court of Appeals of Texas, 1996-2002
Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 2002-2004

 

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