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Tim Corrigan

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Tim Corrigan
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #15
Station:   Jacksonville, FL
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   9/13/2002 - Present
Preceded by:   113 Stat. 1501
Past post:   Federal magistrate judge
Past term:   1996 - 2000
Personal History
Born:   1956
Hometown:   Jacksonville, FL
Undergraduate:   Notre Dame, B.A., 1978
Law School:   Duke Law, J.D., 1981
Timothy J. Corrigan is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He joined the court in 2002 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, Corrigan was a magistrate judge for the Middle District of Florida.[1]

Early life and education

Corrigan graduated from the University of Notre Dame with his bachelor's degree in 1978. He graduated from the Duke University School of Law with his Juris Doctorate in 1981.[1]

Professional career

Corrigan started his law career in 1981 as a clerk for former appeals judge Gerald Tjoflat in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1982, after spending time in Atlanta with the Eleventh Circuit, Corrigan moved back to Florida to be a private practice attorney. He remained in private practice until appointed to the Federal Bench in 1996. Corrigan also served as a adjunct instructor for the Duke University School of Law from 1985 to 1986 and at the Florida Coastal School of Law in 1999.[1]

Judicial career

Middle District of Florida, Magistrate

Corrigan served as a federal magistrate judge from 1996 to 2000 in the Middle District of Florida.[1]

Middle District of Florida

Corrigan was nominated by President George W. Bush on May 22, 2002 to a new seat judgeship created by 113 Stat. 1501 which was approved by Congress. Corrigan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 12, 2002 and received commission on September 13, 2002.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Middle District of Florida
Seat #15
Succeeded by: