Mark Steven Davis

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Mark Steven Davis
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
Assumed office
June 23, 2008
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by T. S. Ellis III
Personal details
Born Mark Steven Davis
1962 (age 54–55)
Portsmouth, Virginia
Education University of Virginia B.A.
Washington & Lee University School of Law J.D.

Mark Steven Davis (born 1962) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Portsmouth, Virginia, Davis received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia in 1984, and a Juris Doctor from Washington & Lee University School of Law in 1988. He was a law clerk for Judge John A. MacKenzie of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia from 1988 to 1989. He was in private practice in Virginia from 1989 to 2003. He was a judge on the Portsmouth Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit of Virginia from 2003 to 2008.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On November 15, 2007, Davis was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia vacated by T. S. Ellis III. Davis was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 10, 2008, and received his commission on June 23, 2008.

Sources[edit]

FJC Bio

Legal offices
Preceded by
T. S. Ellis III
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
2008–present
Incumbent