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Andrew Hanen

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Andrew Hanen
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #4T
Station:   Brownsville, TX
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Approval vote:   97-0
Active:   5/10/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   Filemon Vela
Personal History
Born:   1953
Hometown:   Elgin, IL
Undergraduate:   Denison University 1975
Law School:   Baylor University Law School, 1978

Andrew Hanen is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Education

Hanen graduated from Denison University with his bachelor's degree in 1975 and from the Baylor University School of Law with his J.D. degree in 1978.[1]

Professional career

Hanen started his legal career as a Briefing Attorney to Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Joe Greenhill in the Texas Supreme Court from 1978 to 1979. Hanen spent the rest of his legal career served in private practice in Texas from 1979 to 1993.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Texas

On the recommendation of Texas U.S. Senators Kay Bailey-Hutchinson and Phil Gramm, Hanen was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas by President George W. Bush on January 23, 2002. Hanen was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on May 9, 2002, on an unopposed vote of 97-0 and received commission on May 10, 2002.[2][3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Filemon Vela
Southern District of Texas
2002–Current
Seat #4T
Succeeded by:
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