Curtis LeRoy Hansen

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Curtis LeRoy Hansen
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
(Inactive)
Assumed office
April 18, 2003
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
In office
October 2, 1992 – April 18, 2003
Appointed byGeorge H. W. Bush
Preceded bySeat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded byJames O. Browning
Personal details
Born
Curtis LeRoy Hansen

(1933-04-18) April 18, 1933 (age 86)
Audubon County, Iowa
EducationUniversity of Iowa (B.S.)
University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D.)

Curtis LeRoy Hansen (born April 18, 1933) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Education and career[edit]

Hansen was born in Audubon County, Iowa. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Iowa in 1956. He moved to Albuquerque to work at Sandia National Laboratories on the nuclear weapons project. Hansen received a Juris Doctor from University of New Mexico School of Law in 1961. He was the first editor-in-chief of the Natural Resources Journal. He was a law clerk for the Judge Irwin S. Moise of the New Mexico Supreme Court from 1961 to 1962. He was in private practice of law in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1962 to 1992.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Hansen was nominated by President George H. W. Bush on March 20, 1992, to the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 25, 1992, and received his commission on October 2, 1992. He assumed senior status on April 18, 2003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hansen, Curtis LeRoy - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 104 Stat. 5089
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
1992–2003
Succeeded by
James O. Browning