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Name Fish, Allen Joe
City Dallas
State TX
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:

Fish, A[llen] Joe
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fish, A[llen] Joe
Born 1942 in Los Angeles, CA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 31, 1983, to a seat vacated by Patrick E. Higginbotham. Confirmed by the Senate on February 23, 1983, and received commission on February 24, 1983. Served as chief judge, 2002-2007. Assumed senior status on November 12, 2007.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1965
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1968

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve sergeant, 1968-1974
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1968-1980
Judge, Dallas County [Texas] Ninety-Fifth District Court, 1980-1981
Justice, Fifth Court of Civil Appeals of Texas, 1981-1983


compress summary

Case(s) EE-TX-0437 : United States v. City of Forney
PC-TX-0008 : Johnson v. Wathen

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