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Name Nixon, John Trice
City Nashville
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:

Nixon, John Trice
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Nixon, John Trice
Born 1933 in New Orleans, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on February 27, 1980, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on May 9, 1980, and received commission on May 12, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1991-1998. Assumed senior status on August 15, 1998.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1955
Vanderbilt University Law School, LL.B., 1960

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1958
Private practice, Anniston, Alabama, 1960-1962
City attorney, Anniston, Alabama, 1962-1964
Trial attorney, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1964-1969
Private practice, 1969-1971
Staff attorney, Office of the State Comptroller, Tennessee, 1971-1976
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1976-1977
Judge, Tennessee Circuit Court, 1977-1978
Judge, Tennessee General Sessions Court, 1978-1980


compress summary

Case(s) CW-TN-0002 : John B. v. Goetz
EE-TN-0107 : EEOC v. STEVEN T. COX, INC. d/b/a "COX CABINET COMPANY"
EE-TN-0139 : Jobe v. TRW Automotive U.S.
EE-TN-0141 : Leonard v. Southtec, LLC
EE-TN-0148 : Kivilaan v. American Airlines
IM-TN-0005 : Bautista v. Tennessee Dep't of Safety
PB-TN-0003 : Crabtree v. Goetz
PC-TN-0003 : Groseclose v. Dutton


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