History of the Federal Judiciary

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Shepherd, Bobby E.
Born 1951 in Arkadelphia, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 18, 2006, to a seat vacated by Morris S. Arnold. Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 2006, and received commission on October 10, 2006.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas, 1993-2006

Ouachita Baptist University, B.A., 1973
University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Private practice, Arkansas, 1976-1990
Circuit-chancery judge, Circuit Court of Arkansas, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1991-1993


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