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Sharp, Kevin Hunter

Born 1963 in Memphis, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Robert L. Echols. Confirmed by the Senate on May 2, 2011, and received commission on May 3, 2011. Served as chief judge, 2014-2017. Service terminated on April 15, 2017, due to resignation.

Christian Brothers College, B.S., 1990
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:

U.S. Navy petty officer third class, 1982-1986
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1993-1996, 1997-2011, 2017-
Attorney, General Counsel's Office, U.S. Congress Office of Compliance, 1996-1997

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, November 17, 2010; no Senate vote