Nancy Atlas

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Nancy Atlas
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #11
Station:   Houston, TX
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   06/30/1995-6/20/2014
Senior:   6/20/2014-Present
Preceded by:   James DeAnda
Personal History
Born:   1949
Hometown:   New York, NY
Undergraduate:   Tufts U., B.S., 1971
Law School:   New York U. Law, J.D., 1974

Nancy Atlas is an Article III federal judge on senior status for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. She joined the court in 1995 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Atlas assumed senior status on June 20, 2014, leaving active service just under 19 years.[1]

Early life and education

Born in New York City, New York, Atlas graduated from Tufts University with her bachelor's degree in 1971 and received her Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law with in 1974.[1]

Professional career

Judicial career

Southern District of Texas

Atlas was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas by President Bill Clinton on April 4, 1995, to a seat vacated by James DeAnda. Atlas was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 30, 1995 on a voice vote and received commission on June 30, 1995.[2]

Atlas assumed senior status on June 20, 2014.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James DeAnda
Southern District of Texas
1995–2014
Seat #11
Succeeded by:
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