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Shepherd, Bobby E.

Born 1951 in Arkadelphia, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on May 18, 2006, to a seat vacated by Morris S. Arnold. Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 2006, and received commission on October 10, 2006.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, 1993-2006

Ouachita Baptist University, B.A., 1973
University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Private practice, Arkansas, 1976-1990
Circuit-chancery judge, Circuit Court of Arkansas, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, 1991-1993