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Timothy Tymkovich

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Timothy Tymkovich
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Approval vote:   58-41
Active:   4/1/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   John Porfilio
Personal History
Born:   1956
Hometown:   Denver, CO
Undergraduate:   Colorado College '79
Law School:   University of Colorado Law '82

Timothy M. Tymkovich (b. 1956) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Prior to appointment, he was a private practice attorney in Colorado.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Denver, Colorado, Tymkovich graduated from Colorado College with his bachelor's degree in 1979 and later from University of Colorado School of Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1982.[1]

Professional career

Tymkovich began his legal career as a law clerk for Chief Justice William Erickson of the Colorado Supreme Court from 1982 to 1983 before entering private practice in Colorado until 1991. Tymkovich was the Solicitor General for the Colorado Attorney General's Office from 1991 to 1996. Tymkovich resumed private practice in Colorado until his nomination to the Federal Bench in 2003.[1]

Judicial career

Tenth Circuit

Tymkovich was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit by President George W. Bush on January 7, 2003 to a seat vacated by John Porfilio. Tymkovich was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 1, 2003 on a 58-41 Senate vote and received commission on April 1, 2003.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
John Porfilio
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
2003–Present
Succeeded by:
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