David Nuffer

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David Nuffer
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
Incumbent
Assumed office
March 23, 2012
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by Dale Kimball
Personal details
Born 1952 (age 61–62)
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Alma mater Brigham Young University, Utah

David Ogden Nuffer (born 1952) is a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Utah.

Biography[edit]

Judge Nuffer was born in 1952 in Portland, Oregon.[1] He received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Brigham Young University (BYU) in 1975 and a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from the BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1978. He served in private practice from 1978 until 2002. He was formerly a Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Utah. He served in a part-time capacity while remaining a practicing lawyer starting in 1995 and became full time in 2003, serving until his elevation to District Judge in 2012.[2][3] He is also an adjunct professor at BYU. He served as President of the Utah State Bar from 2000 to 2001.

Nomination to District Court[edit]

On June 29, 2011, President Obama nominated Nuffer to serve as a United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Utah.[4] He would replace Judge Dale A. Kimball who took senior status in 2009. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on his nomination on September 20, 2011 and reported it to the floor on October 13, 2011.

On March 22, 2012, the Senate voted 96–2 to confirm Nuffer.[5] He received his commission on March 23, 2012.[6]

References[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Dale Kimball
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Utah
2012–present
Incumbent