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Solis, Jorge Antonio

Born 1951 in San Ygnacio, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on June 19, 1991, to a seat vacated by Robert W. Porter. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1991, and received commission on September 16, 1991. Served as chief judge, 2014-2016. Service terminated on May 1, 2016, due to retirement.

McMurry College, B.A., 1973
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Assistant criminal district attorney, Abilene, Texas, 1976-1981
Private practice, Abilene, Texas, 1981-1982
Criminal district attorney, Abilene, Texas, 1983-1987
Special prosecutor, West Central Texas Narcotics Task Force, 1988
Judge, Taylor County [Texas] Three Hundred and Fiftieth District Court, 1989-1991