Frank M. Hull

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Frank Mays Hull
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Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Assumed office
December 31, 2017
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
In office
September 18, 1997 – December 31, 2017
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Phyllis A. Kravitch
Succeeded by vacant
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
In office
May 9, 1994 – October 2, 1997
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Marvin Herman Shoob
Succeeded by Charles A. Pannell, Jr.
Personal details
Born (1948-12-09) December 9, 1948 (age 69)
Augusta, Georgia
Education Randolph College (B.A.)
Emory University School of Law (J.D.)

Frank Mays Hull (born December 9, 1948) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

Education[edit]

Hull received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Randolph-Macon Woman's College (now Randolph College) in 1970. She received her Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in 1973. She graduated cum laude, Order of the Coif, and was on the Law Review.

Legal career[edit]

Hull was a law clerk to Judge Elbert P. Tuttle of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 1973 to 1974. She was an associate attorney with the law firm Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, in Atlanta, Georgia from 1974 to 1980 and a partner there from 1980 to 1984. She served as a Judge for the State Court of Fulton County, Georgia from 1984 to 1990, as a Judge for the Superior Court of Fulton County, Georgia from 1990 to 1994.

Federal judicial service[edit]

Hull was nominated by Bill Clinton on February 9, 1994, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia vacated by Marvin Herman Shoob. She was confirmed by the Senate on May 6, 1994, and received commission on May 9, 1994. Her service terminated on October 2, 1997, due to elevation to the Eleventh Circuit.

She was nominated by President Bill Clinton on June 18, 1997 for the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit to a seat vacated by Phyllis A. Kravitch who took senior status. She was confirmed by the United States Senate in a 96–0 vote on September 4, 1997. She received her commission on September 18, 1997. She assumed senior status on December 31, 2017.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Marvin Herman Shoob
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
1994–1997
Succeeded by
Charles A. Pannell, Jr.
Preceded by
Phyllis A. Kravitch
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
1997–2017
Vacant