E. Grady Jolly

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Grady Jolly
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Incumbent
Assumed office
July 30, 1982
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by James Coleman
Personal details
Born (1937-10-03) October 3, 1937 (age 76)
Louisville, Mississippi, U.S.
Alma mater University of Mississippi, Oxford

E. Grady Jolly (born 1937) is a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. His chambers are in Jackson, Mississippi.

Jolly was born in Louisville, Mississippi. He received a B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1959 and a LL.B. from the University of Mississippi Law School in 1962. He was a trial attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in Winston-Salem, North Carolina from 1962 to 1964, an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi from 1964 to 1967, and a lawyer for the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice from 1967 to 1969. In 1969 he entered private practice in Jackson, Mississippi.

In 1982, Jolly was appointed to the Fifth Circuit by President Ronald Reagan. Jolly was nominated on July 1, 1982 to a seat vacated by James Plemon Coleman. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 27, 1982, and received commission on July 30, 1982.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
James P. Coleman
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
1982–present
Incumbent