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Watkins, William Keith

Born 1951 in Pike County, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 28, 2005, to a seat vacated by William Harold Albritton III. Confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2005, and received commission on December 27, 2005. Served as chief judge, 2011-2019. Assumed senior status on January 31, 2019.

Auburn University, B.S., 1973
University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Private practice, Alabama, 1976-2005