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Davis, Leonard E.

Born 1948 in Fort Worth, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Paul N. Brown. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 2002, and received commission on May 10, 2002. Served as chief judge, 2012-2015. Service terminated on May 15, 2015, due to retirement.

University of Texas, B.A., 1970
Texas Christian University, M.A., 1974
Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Texas Army National Guard, 1970-1973
Private practice, Tyler, Texas, 1977-2000
Chief justice, Twelfth Court of Appeals of Texas, 2000-2002
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 2015-

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, June 3, 1992; no Senate vote