L. Scott Coogler

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Lawrence Scott Coogler
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Assumed office
May 28, 2003
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by H. Dean Buttram Jr.
Personal details
Born Lawrence Scott Coogler
1959 (age 57–58)
Nantucket, Massachusetts
Education University of Alabama B.A.
University of Alabama School of Law J.D.

Lawrence Scott Coogler, known professionally as L. Scott Coogler, (born 1959) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Nantucket, Massachusetts, Coogler received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama in 1981 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1984. He was a law clerk to Judge Paul Conger of the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Alabama in 1984. He was in private practice in Alabama from 1984 to 1999, also serving in the Army National Guard from 1988 to 1991. He was a judge on the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Alabama from 1996 to 2003. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Alabama School of Law, starting in 2000.[1]

District court service[edit]

On March 27, 2003, Coogler was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama vacated by H. Dean Buttram Jr.. Coogler was confirmed by the United States Senate on May 22, 2003, and received his commission on May 28, 2003.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Law, University of Alabama School of. "Judge Scott Coogler - University of Alabama – School of Law". www.law.ua.edu. 

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Legal offices
Preceded by
H. Dean Buttram Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
2003–present
Incumbent