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Name Hanks, George Carol Jr.
City Galveston
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race African-American
Gender M
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hanks, George Carol Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Hanks, George Carol Jr.
Born 1965 in Breaux Bridge, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Nancy Friedman Atlas. Confirmed by the Senate on April 20, 2015, and received commission on April 22, 2015.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2010-2015

Education:
Louisiana State University, B.A., 1986
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989
Duke University School of Law, LL.M., judicial studies, 2014

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Simeon Lake, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1989-1991
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1991-2000
Judge, Texas District Court, One Hundred and Fifty-Seventh Judicial District, 2001-2002
Justice, First Court of Appeals of Texas, 2002-2010

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, September 18, 2014; no Senate vote

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