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Pryor, Doris Lenea

Born 1977 in Hope, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Joseph R. Biden on May 25, 2022, to a seat vacated by David Frank Hamilton. Confirmed by the Senate on December 5, 2022, and received commission on December 9, 2022.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2018-2022

University of Central Arkansas, B.S., 1999
Indiana University School of Law -- Bloomington (now Maurer School of Law), J.D., 2003

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Lavenski R. Smith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 2003-2004
Law clerk, Hon. J. Leon Holmes, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 2004-2005
Deputy public defender, Miller County, Arkansas, 2005-2006
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of Indiana, 2006-2018; national security chief, 2014-2018
Adjunct professor, Indiana University McKinney School of Law, 2015
Instructor, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2022