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James Hall
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Station:   Augusta, GA
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   4/23/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   Berry Edenfield
Personal History
Born:   1958
Hometown:   Augusta, GA
Undergraduate:   Augusta State U., 1979
Law School:   University of Georgia School of Law, 1982



James Randal Hall (b.1958) is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on March 19, 2007. Prior to his appointment, Hall was a State Senator for the 22nd District of Georgia.[1]

Early life and education

  • Augusta College, B.A., 1979
  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1982[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Augusta, Georgia, 1982-1985, 1996-2008
  • Vice-president & legal counsel, Bankers First Corporation, 1985-1996
  • State senator, 22nd District, Georgia, 2003-2004[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Georgia

Hall was nominated to the Southern District of Georgia by President George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by Berry Edenfield. Hall was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 10, 2008, and received commission on April 29, 2008.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Berry Edenfield
Southern District of Georgia
2008–Current
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
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