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Name Crenshaw, Waverly David Jr.
City Nashville
State TN
Role(s) Attorney
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1956 in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1956 in Nashville, TN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 4, 2015, to a seat vacated by William Joseph Haynes, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on April 11, 2016, and received commission on April 12, 2016. Served as chief judge, 2017-present.

Education:
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1978
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. C. Allen High, Hon. Robert S. Brandt, and Hon. Irvin H. Kilcrease, Jr., Davidson County [Tennessee] Chancery Court, 1981-1982
Law clerk, Hon. John T. Nixon, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, 1982-1984
Assistant attorney general, State of Tennessee, 1984-1987
Private practice, Nashville, Tennessee, 1987-2016


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-TN-0012 : McNeil v. Community Probation Services
EE-TN-0138 : Lintemuth v. Saturn Corporation
EE-TN-0140 : ARMSTRONG v. FORD MOTOR COMPANY
EE-TN-0145 : Wilson v. Cendant Corporation
EE-TN-0148 : Kivilaan v. American Airlines
ID-TN-0002 : People First of Tenn. v. Clover Bottom Devel. Center
PC-TN-0015 : Graham v. Parker

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