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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida|
|Appointed by:||George H.W. Bush|
|Active:||11/18/1991 - 11/20/2003|
|Senior:||11/20/2003 - Present|
|Preceded by:||104 Stat. 5089|
|Succeeded by:||Margaret Rodgers|
|Undergraduate:||U.S. Naval Academy Post-Graduate School, B.A., 1970, University of West Florida, B.A., 1975|
|Law School:||Florida State College of Law, J.D., 1977|
|Grad. School:||University of West Florida, Master's, 1972|
Lacey A. Collier is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. Collier is serving on senior status. He joined the court in 1991 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush.
Early life and education
Collier served in the US Navy from 1955 to 1975. He earned a bachelor's degree at the U.S. Naval Academy Post-Graduate School in 1970 and earned a second bachelor's degree to 1975 from the University of West Florida. Collier earned his Masters at the University of West Florida in 1972 and later graduated with his J.D. at the Florida State College of Law in 1977.
Collier started his legal career as a Assistant State Attorney in Florida's First Judicial Circuit from 1977 to 1984 before joining the circuit court in the same circuit in 1984. Collier served in this position until his confirmation to the federal court in 1991.
Northern District of Florida
On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Connie Mack III, Collier was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on July 24, 1991 to a new judgeship created by 104 Stat. 5089. Collier was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on November 15, 1991 on a Senate vote and received commission on November 18, 1991. Collier assumed senior status on November 20, 2003. Collier was succeeded in this position by Margaret Rodgers.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Northern District of Florida
|Magistrate judges||Charles Kahn • Gary Jones • Larry Bodiford • Gordon M. Davis • Elizabeth Timothy • Charles A. Stampelos •|
|Former Article III judges||
George Young • Isaac Hopkins Bronson • McQueen McIntosh • Philip Fraser • Thomas Settle • Charles Swayne • William Bostwick Sheppard • Augustus Long • Winston Arnow • George Carswell • Curtis Waller • George Whitehurst • Lynn Higby • David Middlebrooks • Dozier DeVane •
|Former Chief judges|