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Name Joseph, David Cleveland
State LA
Role(s) Attorney
Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 28, 2021:

Born 1977 in Dallas, TX

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 28, 2021:

Born 1977 in Dallas, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 6, 2020, to a seat vacated by Dee D. Drell. Confirmed by the Senate on July 28, 2020, and received commission on July 31, 2020.

Education:
University of Oklahoma, B.B.A., 2000
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., B.C.L., 2003
Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, Officer Basic Course Diploma, 2005

Professional Career:

Oklahoma Army National Guard private first class and specialist, 1997-2000
Louisiana Army National Guard specialist, 2000-2003
Law clerk, Hon. Jeffrey P. Victory, Louisiana Supreme Court, 2003-2004
Law clerk, Hon. John V. Parker, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, 2004-2005
U.S. Army first lieutenant and captain, JAG Corps, 2005-2008
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 2008-2012
U.S. Army Reserve captain, Trial Defense Service, 2011-2013
Senior attorney, professional liability and financial crimes, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Dallas, Texas, 2012-2014
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Louisiana, 2014-2018
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, 2018-2020

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana, December 2, 2019; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) IM-LA-0018 : Dada v. Witte
PC-LA-0019 : Livas v. Myers

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