Jeff Beaverstock

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Jeff Beaverstock
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Assumed office
August 3, 2018
Appointed byDonald Trump
Preceded byCallie V. Granade
Personal details
Born (1968-11-29) November 29, 1968 (age 50)
Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
EducationThe Citadel (BA)
University of Alabama School of Law (JD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service1991–present
(Reserves 1995–present)
RankUS-O5 insignia.svg Lieutenant Colonel
Unit377th Theater Sustainment Command
Awards

Jeffrey Uhlman Beaverstock (born November 29, 1968) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.

Biography[edit]

Beaverstock was born in 1968. He is a registered Republican.[1][unreliable source?]

Beaverstock earned his Bachelor of Arts from The Citadel, where he was selected as the Distinguished Military Graduate and as the Most Outstanding Army Cadet. He earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law, where he served as managing editor of the Alabama Law Review.

Before entering legal practice, he served on active duty for four years as an Airborne Ranger Infantry Officer in the United States Army, and has served in the United States Army Reserve since leaving active duty. He currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Judge Advocate General's Corps of the U.S. Army (Reserve) and is the Chief of Contract and Administrative Law for the 377th Theater Sustainment Command. Before becoming a judge, Beaverstock was a partner in the Mobile, Alabama, office of Burr & Forman, LLP, where his practice focused on civil and commercial litigation in state and federal courts.[2]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On September 7, 2017, President Trump nominated Beaverstock to serve as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, to the seat vacated by Judge Callie V. Granade, who assumed senior status on March 7, 2016.[3] On October 17, 2017, a hearing on his nomination was held before the Senate Judiciary Committee.[4] On November 9, 2017, his nomination was reported out of committee by voice vote.[5]

On January 3, 2018, his nomination was returned to the President under Rule XXXI, Paragraph 6 of the United States Senate.[6] On January 5, 2018, President Donald Trump announced his intent to renominate Beaverstock to a federal judgeship.[7] On January 8, 2018, his renomination was sent to the Senate.[8] On January 18, 2018, his nomination was reported out of committee by a 16–5 vote.[9] On August 1, 2018, his nomination was confirmed by voice vote.[10] He received his judicial commission on August 3, 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeffrey Beaverstock (Uhlman), 48 – Mobile, AL | MyLife.com™ Background Profile". mylife.com. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  2. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Seventh Wave of Judicial Candidates". whitehouse.gov. September 7, 2017. Retrieved September 8, 2017. This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.
  3. ^ "Nine Nominations Sent to the Senate Today". whitehouse.gov. September 7, 2017. Retrieved September 8, 2017.
  4. ^ United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary: Nominations for October 17, 2017
  5. ^ Results of Executive Business Meeting – November 9, 2017, Senate Judiciary Committee
  6. ^ "Congressional Record", United States Senate, January 3, 2018
  7. ^ "President Donald J. Trump Announces Renomination of 21 Judicial Nominees", White House, January 5, 2018
  8. ^ "Nominations Sent to the Senate Today", The White House, January 8, 2018
  9. ^ Results of Executive Business Meeting – January 18, 2018, Senate Judiciary Committee
  10. ^ "PN1401 — Jeffrey Uhlman Beaverstock — The Judiciary". United States Senate. January 8, 2018. Retrieved August 1, 2018.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Callie V. Granade
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
2018–present
Incumbent