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Guirola, Louis, Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 23, 2003, to a seat vacated by Walter J. Gex III. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2004, and received commission on March 22, 2004. Served as chief judge, 2010-2017. Assumed senior status on March 23, 2018.
Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 1993-1996
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, 1996-2004
Judge, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, 2019-present
William Carey College, B.A., 1973
University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D., 1979
Private practice, Mississippi, 1979-1980, 1986-1990
Assistant district attorney, Nineteenth Judicial District, Mississippi, 1980-1984
County board attorney, Jackson County, Mississippi, 1984-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Texas, 1990-1993
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2013-2016