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Name Davis, Legrome D.
City Philadelphia
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Nov 27, 2017:

Born 1952 in Columbus, OH

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

Born 1952 in Columbus, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 23, 2002, to a seat vacated by Edmund V. Ludwig. Confirmed by the Senate on April 18, 2002, and received commission on April 23, 2002. Assumed senior status on September 28, 2017.

Education:
Princeton University, B.A., 1973
Rutgers School of Law -- Camden, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977-1980
Attorney, Pennsylvania Crime Commission, 1980-1981
Assistant deputy district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1981-1987
Attorney, General Counsel Office, University of Pennsylvania, 1987
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1987
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1987-2002

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, July 30, 1998; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, January 26, 1999; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) ED-PA-0003 : P.V. v. School District of Philadelphia
EE-PA-0053 : EEOC v. Dan Lepore & Sons Co. and L.F. Driscoll Co.

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