Jane J. Boyle

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Jane Jackson Boyle
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Assumed office
June 29, 2004
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Jerry Buchmeyer
Personal details
Born 1954 (age 62–63)
Sharon, Pennsylvania
Education University of Texas B.S.
Dedman School of Law J.D.

Jane Jackson Boyle (born 1954) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania, Boyle graduated from the University of Texas with her Bachelor of Science degree in 1977 and later from Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University with a Juris Doctor in 1981.

Legal career[edit]

She was a misdemeanor and felony prosecutor in the Dallas County District Attorney's Office from 1981 to 1985 and was a Chief felony prosecutor from 1985 to 1987. Boyle was an Assistant United States Attorney for the U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Texas from 1987 to 1990. She served as a United States Magistrate Judge of the Northern District of Texas from 1990 to 2002. In 2002, Boyle became the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas until her appointment as a federal judge in 2004.

Federal Judicial Career[edit]

On November 24, 2003, Boyle was nominated to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas by President George W. Bush, to a seat vacated by Jerry Buchmeyer. Boyle was confirmed by the Senate on June 17, 2004 on a Senate vote and received her commission on June 29, 2004.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Jerry Buchmeyer
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
2004–present
Incumbent