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Lawrence, William T.
Born 1947 in Indianapolis, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2008, to a seat vacated by John Daniel Tinder. Confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 2008, and received commission on June 30, 2008.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2002-2008

Education:
Indiana University, B.S., 1970
Indiana University School of Law -- Indianapolis (now McKinney School of Law), J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1973-1997
Public defender, Marion County [Indiana] Superior Court, 1974-1983
Master commissioner, Indiana Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, 1983-1997
Presiding judge, Indiana Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, 1997-2002

 

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