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Doughty, Terry Alvin

Born 1959 in Rayville, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on August 3, 2017, to a seat vacated by Robert Gillespie James. Confirmed by the Senate on March 6, 2018, and received commission on March 7, 2018. Served as chief judge, 2022-present.

Louisiana Tech University, B.S., 1981
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1984

Professional Career:

Private practice, Rayville, Louisiana, 1984-2008
Assistant district attorney, Richland, Franklin, and West Carroll Parishes, Louisiana (part-time), 1985-2008
Judge, Louisiana District Court, Fifth Judicial District, 2009-2018