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Name Dawson, Kent J.
City Las Vegas
State NV
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:

Dawson, Kent J.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Dawson, Kent J.
Born 1944 in Ogden, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 6, 2000, to a new seat authorized by 113 Stat. 1501. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on May 31, 2000. Assumed senior status on July 9, 2012.

Education:
Weber State College, B.S., 1969
University of Utah College of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. James Guinan, Nevada District Court, Washoe County, 1971-1972
Assistant city attorney, Henderson, Nevada, 1972-1973
City attorney, Henderson, Nevada, 1973-1979
General counsel, Public Improvement Trust, Henderson, Nevada, 1973-1995
City manager, Henderson, Nevada, 1977
Private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1979-1995
Judge pro tem, Henderson [Nevada] Municipal Court, 1993-1995
Justice of the peace, Henderson [Nevada] Justice Court, 1995-2000

compress summary

Case(s) EE-NV-0030 : EEOC v. PROSPECT AIRPORT SERVICES


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