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Jane Boyle
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2T
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   6/29/2004 - Present
Preceded by:   Jerry Buchmeyer
Past post:   Northern District of Texas, Magistrate Judge
Past term:   1990 - 2002
Personal History
Born:   1954
Hometown:   Sharon, PA
Undergraduate:   U. of Texas, B.S., 1977
Law School:   Southern Methodist U. School of Law, J.D., 1981



Jane Boyle is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. She joined the court in 2004 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Early life and education

A native Pennsylvanian, Boyle graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with her bachelor's degree in 1977 and later graduated from the Southern Methodist University (SMU) School of Law in Dallas in 1981.[1]

Professional career

Boyle began her legal career as a Misdemeanor and felony prosecutor handling all criminal cases for the Dallas County District Attorney's Office from 1981 to 1985 before being promoted to Chief felony prosecutor from 1985 to 1987. In 1987, Boyle joined the US Attorney's Office as a Assistant U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas from 1987 to 1990. After 12 years as a federal magistrate judge from 1990 to 2002, Boyle was nominated by President George W. Bush as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas from 2002 to 2004.[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Texas

Boyle began her Federal judicial career as a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Boyle was appointed to a full eight year term in 1990. Boyle was re-appointed to another full year term as a federal magistrate judge in 1998 before being elevated in the ranks of the Federal Judiciary in 2002.

Boyle was nominated by President George W. Bush on November 24, 2003 to a seat vacated by Jerry Buchmeyer as Buchmeyer assumed senior status. Boyle was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 17, 2004 and received commission on June 29, 2004.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Jerry Buchmeyer
Northern District of Texas
2004–Current
Seat #2T
Succeeded by:
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