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Name Corker, Clifton Leland
City Greeneville
State TN
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1967 in Richmond, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1967 in Richmond, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by J. Ronnie Greer. Confirmed by the Senate on July 18, 2019, and received commission on July 22, 2019.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, 2015-2019

Education:
James Madison University, B.B.A., 1990
William and Mary Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Cynthia Kinser, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, 1993-1994
Volunteer, Federal Defender Services, Greeneville, Tennessee, 1994-1995
Private practice, Morristown, Tennessee, 1995-1996
Private practice, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1996-2015

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, November 13, 2018; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) JC-TN-0011 : Prison Legal News v. Sullivan County

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