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Name Summerhays, Robert Rees
State LA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Apr 15, 2020:

Born 1965 in Fort Worth, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Apr 15, 2020:

Born 1965 in Fort Worth, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 24, 2018, to a seat vacated by Rebecca F. Doherty. Confirmed by the Senate on September 6, 2018, and received commission on September 19, 2018.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Western District of Louisiana, 2006-2018; chief bankruptcy judge, 2009-2017

Education:
University of Texas, B.A., 1989
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1994

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. W. Eugene Davis, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1994-1995
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1995-2006
Adjunct instructor of business law, B.I. Moody College of Business Administration, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 2013-


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Case(s) SD-LA-0037 : Related School Desegregation Cases in the Western District of Louisiana

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