James Parker

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James Parker
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   11/6/1987-9/1/2003
Chief:   2000-2003
Senior:   9/1/2003-Present
Preceded by:   Howard Bratton
Succeeded by:   Judith Herrera
Personal History
Born:   1937
Hometown:   Houston, TX
Undergraduate:   Rice University, 1959
Law School:   University of Texas School of Law, 1962

James Aubrey Parker is a federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico. He joined the court in 1987 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.[1]

Education

Parker received an undergraduate degree from Rice University in 1959 and a J.D. from the University of Texas Law School in 1962.[1]

Professional career

Parker was a private practice attorney in New Mexico from 1969 to 1982.[1]

Judicial career

District of New Mexico

Parker was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico by President Ronald Reagan on July 10, 1987, to a seat vacated by Judge Howard Bratton. Parker was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 5, 1987, and received commission on November 6, 1987. Parker served as chief judge from 2000 to 2003. He assumed senior status on September 1, 2003.[2] Parker was succeeded in this position by Judge Judith Herrera.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Howard Bratton
District of New Mexico
1987–2003
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
Judith Herrera