Phillip Figa

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Phillip Figa
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #1
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   10/6/2003 - 1/5/2008
Preceded by:   Richard Matsch
Succeeded by:   R. Brooke Jackson
Personal History
Born:   1951
Deceased:   2008
Undergraduate:   Northwestern University (1973)
Law School:   Cornell Law School (1976)



Phillip S. Figa (1951-2008) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.

Figa was nominated by President George W. Bush on June 9, 2003, to a seat vacated by Richard Matsch; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 2003, and received commission on October 6, 2003. He served until his death on January 5, 2008[1]. Figa was succeeded in this position by R. Brooke Jackson.

Early life and education

  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1973
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 1976[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Denver, Colorado, 1976-2003[1]

Judicial career

District of Colorado

Figa was nominated by President George W. Bush on June 9, 2003, to a seat vacated by Richard Matsch; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 2, 2003, and received commission on October 6, 2003. He served until his death on January 5, 2008[1]. Figa was succeeded in this position by R. Brooke Jackson.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Richard Matsch
District of Colorado
2003–2008
Seat #1
Succeeded by:
R. Brooke Jackson