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Timothy Burgess

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Timothy Burgess
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Alaska
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   1/23/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   James Singleton
Personal History
Born:   1956
Hometown:   San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate:   University of Alaska, B.A., 1978
Law School:   Northeastern U. Law School, J.D., 1987
Grad. School:   U. of Alaska, M.B.A., 1982

Timothy Mark Burgess is a federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Alaska. He joined the court in 2006 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Early life and education

A native of California, Burgess graduated from Canada College with his Associate's degree in 1976 and later graduated from the University of Alaska in Fairbanks with a bachelor's degree in 1978. He went on to obtain a Master's in Business Administration in 1982 before graduating from Northeastern University Law School with his Juris Doctor degree in 1987.[1]

Professional career

Burgess was a private practice attorney licensed in the State of Alaska from 1987 to 1989 before joining the US Attorney's Office as a Assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Alaska from 1989 to 2001. In 2001, Burgess was nominated by President George W. Bush as U.S. Attorney for the District of Alaska, where he served until 2005.[1]

Judicial career

District of Alaska

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens and Frank Murkowski, Burgess was nominated by President George W. Bush on July 28, 2005, to a seat vacated by James Singleton as Singelton assumed senior status. Burgess was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 21, 2005 on a senate vote and received commission on January 23, 2006.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James Singleton
District of Alaska
Seat #2
Succeeded by:

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