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Hanks, George Carol, Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Nancy Friedman Atlas. Confirmed by the Senate on April 20, 2015, and received commission on April 22, 2015.
Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2010-2015
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1986
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989
Duke University School of Law, LL.M., judicial studies, 2014
Law clerk, Hon. Simeon Lake, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1989-1991
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1991-2000
Judge, Texas District Court, One Hundred and Fifty-Seventh Judicial District, 2001-2002
Justice, First Court of Appeals of Texas, 2002-2010
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, September 18, 2014; no Senate vote