Larry R. Hicks
|Larry R. Hicks|
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada|
|Assumed office |
December 13, 2012
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada|
November 7, 2001 – December 13, 2012
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Johnnie B. Rawlinson|
|Succeeded by||Jennifer A. Dorsey|
|Born||Larry R. Hicks|
December 13, 1943
|Education||University of Nevada, Reno (B.S.)|
University of Colorado School of Law (J.D.)
Larry R. Hicks (born December 13, 1943) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.
Education and career
Born in Evanston, Illinois, Hicks received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1965 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law in 1968. He was a law clerk, Washoe County District Attorney's Office, Nevada in 1968, and was then an attorney in that office from 1968 to 1974, and District Attorney of Washoe County from 1975 to 1979. He entered private practice in Nevada in 1979, remaining in practice until 2001.
District court service
On September 4, 2001, Hicks was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Nevada vacated by Johnnie B. Rawlinson. Hicks was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 5, 2001, and received his commission on November 7, 2001. He took senior status on December 13, 2012 and was succeeded by Jennifer A. Dorsey.
- Larry R. Hicks at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Johnnie B. Rawlinson
| Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Jennifer A. Dorsey