David Briones

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David Briones
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #5
Station:   El Paso, TX
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   10/11/1994 - 02/25/2009
Senior:   02/26/2009 - Present
Preceded by:   Lucius Bunton
Personal History
Born:   1943
Hometown:   El Paso, TX
Undergraduate:   U. of Texas, B.A., 1969
Law School:   U. of Texas Law, J.D., 1971
Military service:   U.S. Army 1964 - 1966



David Briones is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. He joined the court in 1994 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Judge Briones assumed senior status on February 26, 2009.

Early life and education

David Briones was born in El Paso, Texas, and was the second-oldest of ten children. Briones graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with his bachelor's degree in 1969, and later obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 1971 from the University of Texas School of Law. Briones served in the United States Army from 1964 to 1966.[1]

Professional career

Briones was a private practice attorney in the State of Texas from 1971 to 1991. Briones served as County Court Judge at the El Paso County Court from 1991 to 1994.[1][2]

Judicial career

Western District of Texas

Judge Briones was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas by President Bill Clinton on August 25, 1994 to a seat vacated by Lucius Bunton as Bunton assumed senior status. Judge Briones was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 7, 1994 on a Senate vote and received commission on October 11, 1994.[3] Judge Briones assumed senior status on February 26, 2009.

In January 2004, Judge Briones was appointed by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist to serve on the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Magistrate Judges System.[4]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Lucius Bunton
Western District of Texas
1994–2009
Seat #5
Succeeded by:
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