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Gregory Frizzell

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Gregory Frizzell
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Title:   Chief Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   2/2/2007 - Present
Chief:   3/14/2012 - Present
Preceded by:   Sven Holmes
Past post:   14th Judicial District
Past term:   1997-2007
Personal History
Born:   1956
Hometown:   Kansas
Undergraduate:   University of Tulsa, B.A., 1981
Law School:   University of Michigan Law, J.D., 1984

Gregory Frizzell is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. He joined the court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, Frizzell was a judge on the 14th Judicial District.[1]

On March 14, 2012, Frizzell was elevated to the position of chief judge.[2]

Early life and education

Frizzell graduated from the University of Tulsa with his bachelor's degree in 1981 and from the University of Michigan Law School with a Juris Doctor in 1984.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Northern District of Oklahoma

On the recommendation of Senators Tom Coburn and James Inhofe, Frizzell was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Sven Holmes. The Senate confirmed Frizzell's nomination on February 1, 2007 by unanimous consent, and Frizzell received commission on February 2, 2007.[3]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Sven Holmes
Northern District of Oklahoma
Seat #1
Succeeded by: