History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Owen, Priscilla Richman
Born 1954 in Palacios, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by William L. Garwood. Confirmed by the Senate on May 25, 2005, and received commission on June 3, 2005.

Education:
Baylor University, B.A., 1975
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1978-1994
Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1995-2005

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, May 9, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, September 4, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, January 7, 2003; no Senate vote

 

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