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Hicks, S. Maurice, Jr.

Born 1952 in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by Donald E. Walter. Confirmed by the Senate on May 19, 2003, and received commission on May 21, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2017-present.

Education:
Texas Christian University, B.A., 1974
Louisiana State University Law School, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:

Law clerk and staff attorney, Louisiana Legislative Council, 1975-1977
Private practice, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1977-2003

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, September 12, 2002; no Senate vote