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Name Forrester, J. Owen
City Atlanta
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

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

Forrester, J. Owen
Born April 27, 1939, in Columbus, GA
Died July 1, 2014, in Atlanta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 24, 1981, to a seat vacated by Newell Edenfield. Confirmed by the Senate on December 9, 1981, and received commission on December 10, 1981. Assumed senior status on April 27, 2004. Service terminated on July 1, 2014, due to death.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, 1976-1981

Education:
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., 1961
Emory University School of Law, LL.B., 1966

Professional Career:
Staff attorney, Callaway for Governor Committee, Georgia, 1966-1967
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1967-1969
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1969-1976

compress summary

Case(s) EE-GA-0016 : EEOC v. C.P. SHADES, INC.
EE-GA-0056 : Reid v. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
EE-GA-0103 : Yarbrough v. Lockheed Martin Co.
JC-GA-0015 : Fambro v. Fulton County
JC-GA-0026 : Powell v. Barrett
PN-GA-0005 : Castro-Torres v. Lignitz


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