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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||11/21/2003 - Present|
|Chief:||2011 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Lacey Collier|
|Past post:||Federal magistrate judge|
|Home State:||Pensacola, FL|
|Undergraduate:||U. of West Florida, B.A., 1989|
|Law School:||California Western Law, J.D., 1992|
Early life and education
Born in Pensacola, Florida, Rodgers graduated from the University of West Florida with her bachelor's degree in 1989 and from the California Western School of Law with her Juris Doctor degree in 1992.
Rodgers was a law clerk for the Honorable Lacey Collier in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida from 1992 to 1994 before entering private practice in the state of Florida until 1998. Rodgers was General Counsel for West Florida Medical Center in 1998 and returned to private practice thereafter until 2002.
Northern District of Florida, Magistrate
Rodgers was a United States District Court Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida from 2002 to 2003.
Northern District of Florida
On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Connie Mack III, Rodgers was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida by President George W. Bush on July 14, 2003 to a seat vacated by Lacey Collier. Rodgers was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 20, 2003 and received commission on November 21, 2003. She became chief judge of the court in 2011.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Northern District of Florida
|Magistrate judges||Charles Kahn • Gary Jones • Larry Bodiford • Gordon M. Davis • Elizabeth Timothy •|
|Former Article III judges||
George Young • Isaac Hopkins Bronson • McQueen McIntosh • Philip Fraser • Thomas Settle • Charles Swayne • William Bostwick Sheppard • Augustus Long • Winston Arnow • George Carswell • Curtis Waller • George Whitehurst • Lynn Higby • David Middlebrooks • Dozier DeVane •
|Former Chief judges|