History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Fitzwater, Sidney Allen
Born 1953 in Olney, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 29, 1986, to a seat vacated by Robert M. Hill. Confirmed by the Senate on March 18, 1986, and received commission on March 19, 1986. Served as chief judge, 2007-present.

Education:
Baylor University, B.A., 1975
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1976-1978
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1978-1982
Judge, Texas District Court, Two Hundred and Ninety-Eighth Judicial District, 1982-1986

 

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