Legrome D. Davis

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Legrome Davis
Judge of the United States District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 23, 2002
Nominated by George W. Bush
Preceded by Edmund Ludwig
Personal details
Born 1952 (age 61–62)
Columbus, Ohio
Alma mater Princeton University
Rutgers University School of Law-Camden

Legrome Derek Davis (born 1952) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Davis received a B.A. from Princeton University in 1973 and a J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law-Camden in 1976.[1] Judge Davis was an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia from 1977 to 1980. After leaving the D.A.'s office Judge Davis spent a year as an attorney for the Pennsylvania Crime Commission. He returned to the D.A.'s office from 1981 to 1987, before spending a year in the general counsel's office at the University of Pennsylvania. He was briefly in private practice in Pennsylvania in 1987. He was elected a judge on the court of common pleas in Philadelphia, where he served from 1987 to 2002.

On January 23, 2002, Davis was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania vacated by Edmund Ludwig. Davis was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 18, 2002, and received commission on April 23, 2002.

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