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Hendrix, James Wesley

Born 1977 in Lubbock, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 17, 2019, to a seat vacated by Samuel Ray Cummings. Confirmed by the Senate on July 30, 2019, and received commission on August 8, 2019.

University of Chicago, B.A., 2000
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2003

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Patrick E. Higginbotham, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2003-2004
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 2004-2007
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Texas, 2007-2019; chief, Appellate Division, 2012-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, March 15, 2016; no Senate vote