James Aubrey Parker

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James Aubrey Parker
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Assumed office
September 1, 2003
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
In office
2000–2003
Preceded by John Edwards Conway
Succeeded by Martha Vázquez
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
In office
November 6, 1987 – September 1, 2003
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Howard C. Bratton
Succeeded by Judith C. Herrera
Personal details
Born James Aubrey Parker
(1937-01-08) January 8, 1937 (age 81)
Houston, Texas
Education Rice University (B.A.)
University of Texas School of Law (LL.B.)

James Aubrey Parker (born January 8, 1937) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Houston, Texas, Parker received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in 1959 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Texas School of Law in 1962. He was in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1962 to 1987.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 10, 1987, Parker was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico vacated by Judge Howard C. Bratton. Parker was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 5, 1987, and received his commission on November 6, 1987. He served as Chief Judge from 2000 to 2003, assuming senior status on September 1, 2003.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Howard C. Bratton
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
1987–2003
Succeeded by
Judith C. Herrera
Preceded by
John Edwards Conway
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
2000–2003
Succeeded by
Martha Vázquez