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Sim Lake

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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Station:   Houston, TX
Service:
Appointed by:   Ronald Reagan
Active:   08/12/1988 - Present
Preceded by:   Ross Sterling
Personal History
Born:   1944
Hometown:   Chicago, IL
Undergraduate:   Texas A&M U., B.A., 1966
Law School:   University of Texas Law, J.D., 1969
Military service:   U.S. Army 1970 - 1971

Simeon Timothy Lake III is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He joined the court in 1988 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan.

Early life and education

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Lake graduated from Texas A & M University with his bachelor's degree 1966 and later from the University of Texas School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1969.[1]

Professional career

Lake was a private practice attorney in Texas from 1969 to 1970. Lake then served in the United States Army from 1970 to 1971. Lake resumed private practice in Texas from 1972 to 1988.[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Texas

On the recommendation of Texas U.S. Senator Phil Gramm, Lake was nominated to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas by President Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1988 to a seat vacated by Ross Sterling, Jr. as Sterling assumed senior status. Lake was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on August 11, 1988, and received commission on August 12, 1988.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Ross Sterling
Southern District of Texas
1988–Current
Seat #2
Succeeded by:
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