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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||6/9/1986 - 8/25/2008|
|Chief:||2003 - 2008|
|Senior:||8/25/2008 - Present|
|Preceded by:||John Reed|
|Succeeded by:||Mary Scriven|
|Undergraduate:||University of Florida, B.A., 1965|
|Law School:||Florida Law School, J.D., 1973|
|Grad. School:||University of Florida, M.A.T., 1966|
Patrica C. Fawsett is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She joined the court in 1986 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Fawsett recently assumed senior status and was the previous Chief Judge of the court.
Early life and education
Middle District of Florida
On the recommendation of Senator Paula Hawkins, Fawsett was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on April 9, 1986, to a seat vacated by John Reed as Reed went on senior status. Fawsett was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 6, 1986 on a Senate vote and received commission on June 9, 1986. Fawsett served as the chief judge of the court from 2003 to 2008 before later assuming senior status on August 25, 2008. Fawsett was succeeded in this posiiton by Mary Scriven.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Middle District of Florida
Chief Judge: Anne Conway • Elizabeth Kovachevich • Steven Merryday • James Whittemore • John Steele • James S. Moody • Tim Corrigan • Virginia Covington • Marcia Howard • Mary Scriven • Sheri Chappell • Charlene Honeywell • Roy Bale Dalton, Jr.
Patricia Fawsett • George Young • Howell Melton • William Castagna • John Moore • William Hodges • George Sharp • Harvey Schlesinger • Susan Bucklew • Henry Adams • Richard Lazzara • John Antoon • Gregory Presnell •
|Magistrate judges||Thomas G. Wilson • Thomas McCoun, III • David A. Baker • Elizabeth Jenkins • Mark Pizzo • Karla Spaulding • Doug Frazier • Thomas Morris • Greg Kelley • James Klindt • Monte Richardson • Anthony E. Porcelli • Joel Toomey • Philip Lammens •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|