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Lacey Collier

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Lacey Collier
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #4
Station:   Pensacola, FL
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
Personal History
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.

Professional career

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.

Judicial career

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.[1] 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.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Northern District of Florida
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Margaret Rodgers