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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||04/10/2003 - Present|
|Chief:||10/15/2012 - Present|
|Preceded by:||F.A. Little|
|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.
Early life and education
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.
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.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Western District of Louisiana
James Kirk • C. Michael Hill • Kathleen Kay • Karen Hayes • Mark Hornsby • Patrick Hanna •
|Former Article III judges||
|Former Chief judges|