Daniel Porter Jordan III

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Daniel Porter Jordan III
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Assumed office
August 7, 2006
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Tom Stewart Lee
Personal details
Born Daniel Porter Jordan III
1964 (age 52–53)
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Education University of Mississippi B.B.A.
University of Virginia Law School J.D.

Daniel Porter Jordan III (born 1964) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Jordan received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Mississippi in 1987 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia Law School in 1993. He was in private practice in Jackson, Mississippi, from 1993 to 2006.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On April 24, 2006, Jordan was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi vacated by Tom Stewart Lee. Jordan was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 20, 2006, and received his commission on August 7, 2006.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Tom Stewart Lee
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
2006–present
Incumbent