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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||3/14/2003 - Present|
|Chief:||8/24/2013 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Julia Gibbons|
|Past post:||Magistrate Judge|
|Past chief:||Jon McCalla|
|Past term:||1991 - 2003|
|Undergraduate:||Spring Hill College, B.A., 1972|
|Law School:||University of Tennessee, J.D., 1975|
Daniel Breen is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. On August 24, 2013, Breen assumed the role of chief judge for the court.
Early life and education
Western District of Tennessee
Breen served as a Federal Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee from 1991 to 2003. On the recommendation of Senators Bill Frist and Fred Dalton Thompson, Breen was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee by President George W. Bush on January 7, 2003 to a seat vacated by Julia Gibbons as Gibbons was appointed to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Breen was confirmed by the Senate on March 13, 2003 on a Senate vote and received commission on March 14, 2003. On August 24, 2013, Breen became the chief judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Western District of Tennessee
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