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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the District of New Mexico|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||10/2/1992 - 4/18/2003|
|Senior:||4/18/2003 - Present|
|Preceded by:||104 Stat. 5089|
|Succeeded by:||James O. Browning|
|Undergraduate:||University of Iowa, 1956|
|Law School:||University of New Mexico Law, 1961|
Curtis LeRoy Hansen is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico. He joined the court in 1992 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. He is serving on senior status.
A native of Iowa, Hansen graduated from the University of Iowa in Iowa City with his bachelor's degree in 1956 and later graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law with his J.D. degree in 1961.
After law school, Hansen became a clerk for former Justice Irwin Moise of the New Mexico Supreme Court from 1961 to 1962. In 1962, Hansen entered into private practice work in the State of New Mexico. He worked in private practice until joining the court.
District of New Mexico
Hansen was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to a new judgeship created by 104 Stat. 5089. Hansen was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 25, 1992, and received commission on October 2, 1992. Hansen assumed senior status on April 18, 2003. Hansen was succeeded in this position by Judge James O. Browning.
|Federal judicial offices|
|District of New Mexico
James O. Browning
|Magistrate judges||Lorenzo Garcia • Carmen Garza • Lourdes Martinez • Karen Molzen • Robert Scott (New Mexico) • William P. Lynch • Gregory Wormuth • Stephan Vidmar • Steven C. Yarbrough •|
|Former Article III judges|
|Former Chief judges|