History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Elrod, Jennifer Walker
Born 1966 in Port Arthur, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 29, 2007, to a seat vacated by Patrick E. Higginbotham. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 2007, and received commission on October 19, 2007.

Education:
Baylor University, B.A., 1988
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Sim Lake, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1992-1994
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1994-2002
Adjunct faculty, University of Houston Law Center, 1995
Judge, Harris County [Texas] One Hundred and Ninetieth District Court, 2002-2007

 

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