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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of Montana|
|Appointed by:||Ronald Reagan|
|Active:||4/4/1985 - 6/14/2000|
|Senior:||6/14/2000 - Present|
|Preceded by:||98 Stat. 333|
|Succeeded by:||Sam Haddon|
|Home State:||Anaconda, MT|
|Bachelors:||U. of Montana, B.S., 1952|
|Law School:||U. of Montana School of Law, J.D., 1959|
|Military service:||U.S. Air Force 1952 - 1954|
Charles Lovell is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Montana. He joined the court in 1985 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. Lovell is a Judge serving on senior status.
Early life and education
A native of Montana, Lovell graduated from the University of Montana with his Bachelor's Degree in 1952 and later graduated from the University of Montana School of Law with his Juris Doctorate Degree in 1959. Lovell also served in the U.S. Air Force on active duty from 1952 to 1954.
Lovell spent his entire pre-judicial legal career as a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Montana from 1959 to 1985 and also served as the Chief counsel in the Office of Montana State Attorney General handling appeals in the Appellate Division from 1969 to 1972.
District of Montana
Lovell was nominated by Ronald Reagan on March 27, 1985 to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333 which was approved by Congress. Lovell was confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1985 on a senate vote and received commission on April 4, 1985. Lovell later assumed senior status on June 14, 2000.
- News: Montana judge rules on limiting campaign donations, February 10, 2012
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of Montana
|Magistrate judges||Keith Strong • Carolyn Ostby • Jerry Lynch •|
|Former Article III judges||
William Henry Hunt • Paul Hatfield • Hiram Knowles • George Bourquin • Carl Rasch • Richard Cebull • Charles Nelson Pray • James Harris Baldwin • James Battin • William Jameson • William Murray • Russell Smith • Robert Lewis Brown •
|Former Chief judges|