Legrome D. Davis
|Judge of the United States District Court for Eastern Pennsylvania|
April 23, 2002
|Nominated by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Edmund Ludwig|
|Born||1952 (age 61–62)
|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. 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.
- "The President Nominates Francis M. Allegra and Legrome D. Davis to serve on the Federal Bench". The White House. July 30, 1998.
- Legrome D. Davis at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
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