Legrome Davis

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Legrome Davis
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #18
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   04/23/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   Edmund Ludwig
Personal History
Born:   1952
Hometown:   Columbus, OH
Undergraduate:   Princeton, B.A., 1973
Law School:   Rutgers U. Law, J.D., 1976
Legrome Davis is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Davis graduated from Princeton University with his bachelor's degree is 1973 and later from the Rutgers University School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1976.[1]

Professional career

Davis served as Assistant District Attorney for the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office from 1977 to 1980 before becoming a Staff Attorney for the Pennsylvania Crime Commission from 1980 to 1981. From 1981 to 1987, Davis served as Assistant Deputy District Attorney in the Phliadelphia District Attorney's Office. Davis was a Common Pleas Judge for the Court of Common Pleas in the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania from 1987 to 2002.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

On the recommendation of U.S. Senators Rick Santorum and Arlen Specter Davis was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania by President George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Edmund Ludwig. Davis was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 18, 2002 on a Senate vote and received commission on April 23, 2002.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Edmund Ludwig
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
2002–Current
Succeeded by:
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