Keith Starrett

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Keith Starrett
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
Assumed office
December 13, 2004
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Charles W. Pickering
Personal details
Born Keith Starrett
1951 (age 65–66)
McComb, Mississippi
Education Mississippi State University B.S.
University of Mississippi School of Law J.D.

Keith Starrett (born 1951) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.

Education and career[edit]

Born in McComb, Mississippi, Starrett received a Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University in 1972 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1974. He was in private practice in Mississippi from 1975 to 1992. He was an assistant district attorney (part-time) of the 14th Circuit Court District of Mississippi in 1981. He was a Circuit Court judge of the 14th Circuit Court District of Mississippi from 1992 to 2004.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On July 6, 2004, Starrett was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi vacated by Charles W. Pickering. Starrett was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 20, 2004, and received his commission on December 13, 2004.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Charles W. Pickering
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi
2004–present
Incumbent