Kristi DuBose

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Kristi DuBose
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   Mobile, AL
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   12/27/2005 - Present
Preceded by:   Charles Butler, Jr.
Past post:   Southern District of Alabama, Magistrate
Past term:   2000-2005
Personal History
Born:   1964
Hometown:   Brewton, AL
Undergraduate:   Huntington College, B.A., 1986
Law School:   Emory U. Law, J.D., 1989



Kristi DuBose is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. She joined the court in 2005 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, DuBose was a magistrate judge for the Southern District of Alabama.[1]

Early life and education

A native of Alabama, DuBose graduated from Huntington College with her bachelor's degree in 1986 and later graduated from the Emory University Law School in Atlanta with her Juris Doctorate degree in 1989.[1]

Professional career

DuBose started her legal career as a Lrgal Clerk to former federal judge Peter Beer in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana from 1989 to 1990. In 1990, DuBose joined the US Attorney's Office as a Assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Alabama from 1990 to 1993 before being appointed Assistant district attorney in the Covington County District Attorney's Office in 1994. In 1994, DuBose was appointed by Jim Folsom, Jr. the Governor of Alabama a Deputy attorney general in the Alabama Attorney General's Office from 1994 to 1996 before serving as Chief counsel for Alabama's Senior U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions from 1997 to 1999.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Alabama, Magistrate

DuBose was a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama from 2000-2005.[1]

Southern District of Alabama

On the unanimous recommendation of Senators Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby, DuBose was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 28, 2005 to a seat vacated by Charles Butler, Jr. as Butler went on senior status. DuBose was confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2005 on a Senate vote and received commission on December 27, 2005.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Butler, Jr.
Southern District of Alabama
2005–Current
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
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