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Summerhays, Robert Rees

Born 1965 in Fort Worth, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 24, 2018, to a seat vacated by Rebecca F. Doherty. Confirmed by the Senate on September 6, 2018, and received commission on September 19, 2018.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Western District of Louisiana, 2006-2018; chief bankruptcy judge, 2009-2017

University of Texas, B.A., 1989
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. W. Eugene Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1994-1995
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1995-2006
Adjunct instructor of business law, B.I. Moody College of Business Administration, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2013-