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Name Sharp, Kevin Hunter
City Memphis
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sharp, Kevin Hunter
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sharp, Kevin Hunter
Born 1963 in Memphis, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Robert L. Echols. Confirmed by the Senate on May 2, 2011, and received commission on May 3, 2011. Served as chief judge, 2014-present.

Education:
Christian Brothers College, B.S., 1990
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy petty officer third class, 1982-1986
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1993-1996, 1997-2011
Attorney, General Counsel's Office, U.S. Congress Office of Compliance, 1996-1997

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, November 17, 2010; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TN-0007 : Rodriguez v. Providence Community Corrections
IM-TN-0004 : Daniel Renteria-Villegas v. Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County


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