Dee Drell

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Dee Drell
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Title:   Chief Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Station:   Alexandria, LA
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   04/10/2003 - Present
Chief:   10/15/2012 - Present
Preceded by:   F.A. Little
Personal History
Born:   1947
Hometown:   New Orleans, LA
Undergraduate:   Tulane U., B.A., 1968
Law School:   Tulane Law, J.D., 1971
Military service:   U.S. Army 1971 - 1975



Dee Drell is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. On October 15, 2012, Drell became the chief judge of the court.[1][2]

Early life and education

A native of Louisiana, Drell graduated from Tulane University with his bachelor's degree in 1968 and with his Master's degree in 1971.[2]

Professional career

Drell served on active duty in the JAG Corps in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1975 before becoming a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Louisiana from 1975 to 2003.[2]

Judicial career

Western District of Louisiana

Drell was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 15, 2003, to a seat vacated by F.A. Little, Jr. as Little assumed senior status. Drell was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 9, 2003 on a Senate vote and received commission on April 10, 2003.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
F.A. Little
Western District of Louisiana
2003–Current
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
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