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Collier, Curtis Lynn

Born 1949 in Marianna, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by William J. Clinton on February 13, 1995, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on May 8, 1995, and received commission on May 10, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2005-2012. Assumed senior status on October 31, 2014.

Tennessee State University, B.S., 1971
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:

U.S. Air Force, 1974-1979
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1979-1987
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1987-1995
Board member, Federal Judicial Center, 2015-2019