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Julia Gibbons

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Julia Gibbons
Julia Gibbons Circuit Judge.jpg
Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   7/31/2002-Present
Preceded by:   Gilbert Merritt
Past post:   Western District of Tennessee
Past chief:   1994-2000
Past term:   6/7/1983-8/2/2002
Past position:   Seat #3
Personal History
Born:   1950
Hometown:   Pulaski, TN
Undergraduate:   Vanderbilt University, 1972
Law School:   University of Virginia School of Law, 1975

Julia Smith Gibbons is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Education

Gibbons graduated from Vanderbilt University with her bachelor's degree in 1972 and later obtained her J.D. degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1975.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, Gibbons was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President George W. Bush on October 9, 2001, to a seat vacated by Judge Gilbert Merritt. Gibbons was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 29, 2002, and received commission on July 31, 2002.[2]

Western District of Tennessee

Gibbons was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on April 12, 1983, to a seat on the Western District of Tennessee vacated by Judge Harry Wellford. Gibbons was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 6, 1983, and received commission on August 2, 1983.[1] Gibbons was succeeded in this position by Judge Daniel Breen.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Harry Wellford
Western District of Tennessee
1983–2002
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Daniel Breen
Preceded by:
Gilbert Merritt
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
2002–present
Succeeded by:
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