Lisa Wood

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Lisa Wood
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Title:   Chief Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Station:   Brunswick, GA
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   2/8/2007 - Present
Chief:   2010-Present
Preceded by:   Dudley Bowen
Personal History
Born:   1963
Hometown:   Lexington, KY
Undergraduate:   U. of Georgia, B.A., 1985
Law School:   U. of Georgia Law, J.D., 1990



Lisa Godbey Wood (b.1963) is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. She was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007. Wood became the chief judge in 2010. Prior to her appointment, Wood was a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia.[1]

Early life and education

  • University of Georgia, B.A., 1985
  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1990[1]

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Anthony Alaimo, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 1990
  • Private practice, Brunswick, Georgia, 1991-2004
  • Magistrate judge (part-time), Glynn County Magistrate Court, Georgia, 1998-2000
  • U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 2004-2007[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Georgia

Judge Wood was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Dudley Bowen. She was confirmed by the Senate on January 30, 2007, and received her commission on February 8, 2007. She assumed the position of chief judge in 2010.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Dudley Bowen
Southern District of Georgia
2007–Current
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
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