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Rayes, Douglas Leroy

Born 1952 in Globe, AZ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Frederick J. Martone. Confirmed by the Senate on May 15, 2014, and received commission on May 28, 2014.

Arizona State University, B.S.E., 1975
Arizona State University College of Law (now Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law), J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

U.S. Army captain, JAG Corps, 1979-1982
U.S. Army Reserve captain, 1982-1985
Private practice, Phoenix, Arizona, 1982-1989
Private practice, Scottsdale, Arizona, 1989-2000
Judge, Arizona Superior Court, Maricopa County, 2000-2014; associate presiding civil judge, 2008-2010; presiding criminal judge, 2010-2013

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, September 19, 2013; no Senate vote