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Dick, Shelly Deckert

Born 1960 in El Paso, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 4, 2013, to a seat vacated by Ralph E. Tyson. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 2013, and received commission on May 10, 2013. Served as chief judge, 2018-present.

Education:
University of Texas, B.B.A., 1981
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1988

Professional Career:

Private practice, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1988-2013

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, April 25, 2012; no Senate vote

Miscellaneous Information:

Legal name: Rachelle Lynne Deckert Dick
Given name at birth: Rachelle Lynne Deckert