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Name White, Ronnie Lee
City Jefferson City
State MO
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : State
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

White, Ronnie Lee
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

White, Ronnie Lee
Born 1953 in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by Jean Constance Hamilton. Confirmed by the Senate on July 16, 2014, and received commission on July 17, 2014.

Education:
St. Louis Community College, A.A., 1977
St. Louis University, B.A., 1979
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve, 1971-1980
Trial attorney, Office of the Public Defender, St. Louis, Missouri, 1984-1987
Special public defender and trial attorney, Office of the Special Public Defender, St. Louis, Missouri, 1987-1989
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1987-1993, 2007-2014
State representative, Missouri, 1989-1993
City counselor, St. Louis, Missouri, 1993-1994
Judge, Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, 1994-1995
Judge, Supreme Court of Missouri, 1995-2007; chief justice, 2003-2005

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, June 26, 1997; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, January 26, 1999; rejected by Senate, October 5, 1999
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, November 7, 2013; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) VR-MO-0061 : Weinschenk v. State of Missouri


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