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Furgeson, William Royal, Jr.

Born 1941 in Lubbock, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
Nominated by William J. Clinton on November 19, 1993, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 1994, and received commission on March 11, 1994. Assumed senior status on November 30, 2008. Service terminated on May 31, 2013, due to retirement.

Education:
Texas Technical College (now Texas Tech University), B.A., 1964
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1967

Professional Career:

U.S. Army captain, 1967-1969
Assistant county attorney, Lubbock County, Texas, 1969
Law clerk, Hon. Halbert O. Woodward, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1969-1970
Private practice, El Paso, Texas, 1970-1993
Member, U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 2008-2013
Dean, University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law, 2013-