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Ozerden, Halil Suleyman
Born 1966 in Hattiesburg, MS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by David C. Bramlette. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 2007, and received commission on May 1, 2007.

Georgetown University, B.S., 1989
Stanford Law School, J.D., 1998

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1989-1995
Law clerk, Hon. Eldon E. Fallon, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1998-1999
Private practice, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1999-2007

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, September 5, 2006; no Senate vote


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