History of the Federal Judiciary

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Davis, Brian Jordan
Born 1953 in Jacksonville, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Richard A. Lazzara. Confirmed by the Senate on December 20, 2013, and received commission on December 26, 2013.

Princeton University, B.A., 1974
University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1980-1982, 1988-1991
Assistant state attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit, Florida, 1982-1988, 1991-1994; chief assistant state attorney, 1991-1994
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Fourth Judicial Circuit, 1994-2013

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, February 29, 2012; no Senate vote


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