D. Price Marshall Jr.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas|
May 6, 2010
|Appointed by||Barack Obama|
|Preceded by||William Wilson|
July 20, 1963 |
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Alma mater||Arkansas State University, Jonesboro
London School of Economics
Denzil Price Marshall Jr. (born July 20, 1963) is a United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Early life and education
From 1989 until 1991, Marshall served as a law clerk for Judge Richard S. Arnold on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. From 1991 until 1995, Marshall served as an associate with Barrett & Deacon in Jonesboro, Arkansas. From 1995 until 2006, Marshall was a principal at the law firm.
Federal judicial service
After Barack Obama was elected president, Marshall interviewed with Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln about a vacant federal district court slot on December 29, 2008. On March 12, 2009, Lincoln and Arkansas Senator Mark Pryor told Marshall that he and others would be recommended to the White House for consideration. On December 3, 2009, Obama formally nominated Marshall to the seat, to replace Judge William Roy Wilson Jr., who had taken senior status in October 2008.
The United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary reported Marshall's nomination to the full Senate on February 11, 2010. The United States Senate confirmed Marshall by voice vote on May 5, 2010. He received his commission on May 6, 2010.
- President Obama Nominates Nancy Freudenthal, Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. and Judge Benita Pearson to Serve on the District Court Bench, whitehouse.gov (December 4, 2009).
- Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate, 12/3/09, whitehouse.gov (December 4, 2009).
- D. Price Marshall Jr. at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas