Terrence L. O'Brien

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Terrence L. O'Brien
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Assumed office
April 30, 2013
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
In office
April 16, 2002 – April 30, 2013
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by Wade Brorby
Succeeded by Gregory A. Phillips
Personal details
Born Terrence L. O'Brien
1943 (age 74–75)
Lincoln, Nebraska
Education University of Wyoming (B.S.)
University of Wyoming Law School (J.D.)

Terrence L. O'Brien (born 1943 in Lincoln, Nebraska) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Education and career[edit]

O'Brien was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming in 1965. He received a Juris Doctor from University of Wyoming Law School in 1972. He was in the United States Army, Ordnance Corps from 1966 to 1969. He was a Staff attorney of Land & Natural Resources Division/Appellate Section, United States Department of Justice from 1972 to 1974. He was in private practice of law in Wyoming from 1974 to 1980. He was a District Judge, Sixth Judicial District Court of Wyoming from 1980 to 2000. He was a President, Visionary Communications, Inc. from 2000 to 2001. He was in private practice of law in Wyoming from 2001 to 2002.

Federal judicial service[edit]

O'Brien is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. O`Brien was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by Wade Brorby. He was confirmed by the United States Senate by a vote of 98–0 on April 15, 2002, and received his commission on April 16, 2002.[1] O'Brien took senior status on April 30, 2013.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Wade Brorby
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
2002–2013
Succeeded by
Gregory A. Phillips