R. David Proctor

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Robert David Proctor
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
Assumed office
September 22, 2003
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Seat established by 116 Stat. 1758
Personal details
Born Robert David Proctor
1960 (age 56–57)
Atlanta, Georgia
Education Carson–Newman College B.A.
University of Tennessee College of Law J.D.

Robert David Proctor (born 1960) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Proctor received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Carson–Newman College, (now Carson–Newman University), in 1983 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1986. He was a law clerk to H. Emory Widener, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit from 1986 to 1987. He was in private practice in Birmingham, Alabama, from 1987 to 2003.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On May 1, 2003, Proctor was nominated by President George W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama created by 116 Stat. 1758. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 17, 2003, and received his commission on September 22, 2003.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 116 Stat. 1758
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
2003–present
Incumbent