Leslie Southwick

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Leslie Southwick
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   10/29/2007 - Current
Preceded by:   Charles Pickering
Personal History
Born:   1950
Home state:   Texas
Undergraduate:   Rice University, 1972
Law School:   University of Texas School of Law, 1975

Leslie Southwick (b.1950) is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He joined the court in 2007 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Texas, Southwick graduated from Rice University with his bachelor's degree in 1972 and later from University of Texas Law School with his Juris Doctor degree in 1975.[1]

Professional career

Federal judicial career

Southwick was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Charles Pickering. Southwick was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 24, 2007 on a 59-38-3 vote and received commission on October 29, 2007.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Charles Pickering
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
2007–present
Succeeded by:
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