Patricia C. Fawsett

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Patricia C. Fawsett
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Incumbent
Assumed office
August 25, 2008
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
In office
2003–2008
Preceded by Elizabeth A. Kovachevich
Succeeded by Anne C. Conway
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
In office
June 9, 1986 – August 25, 2008
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by John A. Reed, Jr.
Succeeded by Mary Stenson Scriven
Personal details
Born 1943 (age 71–72)
Montreal, Canada
Alma mater University of Florida
University of Florida College of Law

Patricia C. Fawsett (born 1943) is an American lawyer and judge.

Fawsett was born in 1943 in Montreal, Canada. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida in 1965, her Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Florida in 1966, and her J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law in 1973.

Fawsett was in private practice in Orlando from 1973 to 1986. President Ronald Reagan nominated Fawsett to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida on April 9, 1986, to the seat vacated by John A. Reed, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1986, she received her commission three days later.

Fawsett served as chief judge of the court from 2003 to 2008. She took senior status on August 25, 2008.

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