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Skavdahl, Scott Wesley

Born 1966 in Lincoln, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 16, 2011, to a seat vacated by William F. Downes. Confirmed by the Senate on November 3, 2011, and received commission on November 7, 2011. Served as chief judge, 2018-present.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, 2001-2003 (part-time), 2011

University of Wyoming, B.S., 1989
University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:

Private practice, Casper, Wyoming, 1992-1994, 1997-2003
Law clerk, Hon. William F. Downes, U.S. District Court, District of Wyoming, 1994-1997
Judge, Wyoming District Court, Seventh Judicial District, 2003-2011