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Ronnie Greer

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Ronnie Greer
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   6/12/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   Thomas Hull
Personal History
Born:   1952
Hometown:   Mountain City, TN
Undergraduate:   East Tennessee State U., B.S., 1974
Law School:   University of Tennessee College of Law, J.D., 1980

Ronnie J. Greer is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Education

A Tennessee native, Greer graduated from East Tennessee State University with his bachelor's degree in 1974 and later graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law with his juris doctor degree in 1980.[1]

Professional career

Greer started out as a Special Assistant to former Tennessee Governor Lamar Alexander from 1980 to 1981. In 1981, he became a private practice attorney in Tennessee. In 1982, Greer was campaign manager for U.S. Senate Candidate Robert Beard who lost to Democrat Jim Sasser in the 1982 Election. After his campaign work, Geeer became a County attorney for Greene County from 1985 to 1986 before being elected a State senator in the Tennessee General Assembly from 1986 to 1994.[1]

Judicial career

Eastern District of Tennessee

On the recommendation of Senators Bill Frist and Lamar Alexander, Greer was nominated by George W. Bush on April 9, 2003 to a seat vacated by Thomas Hull as Hull went on senior status. Greer was confirmed by the Senate on June 11, 2003 and received commission on June 12, 2003.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Thomas Hull
Eastern District of Tennessee
2003–Current
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
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