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Crenshaw, Waverly David, Jr.

Born 1956 in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 4, 2015, to a seat vacated by William Joseph Haynes, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on April 11, 2016, and received commission on April 12, 2016. Served as chief judge, 2017-present.

Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1978
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. C. Allen High, Hon. Robert S. Brandt, and Hon. Irvin H. Kilcrease, Jr., Davidson County [Tennessee] Chancery Court, 1981-1982
Law clerk, Hon. John T. Nixon, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 1982-1984
Assistant attorney general, State of Tennessee, 1984-1987
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1987-2016