Timothy L. Brooks

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Timothy Lloyd Brooks
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
Assumed office
March 7, 2014
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by Jimm Larry Hendren
Personal details
Born Timothy Lloyd Brooks
(1964-07-17) July 17, 1964 (age 52)
Detroit, Michigan
Education University of Arkansas B.S.B.A.
University of Arkansas School of Law J.D.

Timothy Lloyd Brooks (born July 17, 1964) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.

Biography[edit]

Brooks was born on July 17, 1964, in Detroit, Michigan, but was raised on a farm in Washington County, Arkansas.[1] He graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1982. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1986 from the University of Arkansas. He received his Juris Doctor in 1989 from the University of Arkansas School of Law. He spent his entire private practice career at the Fayetteville, Arkansas law firm Taylor Law Partners, LLP., starting as an associate in 1989, becoming a partner in 1993. His former practice focused on representing individual plaintiffs and corporate clients in complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts, with an emphasis on commercial and medical malpractice cases.[2][3]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On June 7, 2013, President Obama nominated Brooks to serve as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, to the seat vacated by Judge Jimm Larry Hendren, who took senior status on December 31, 2012.[2] His nomination was reported to the full U.S. Senate on January 16, 2014. The motion to invoke cloture was agreed to on March 5, 2014, by a vote of 59-41. His nomination was later confirmed by the full Senate in a vote of 100-0. He received his judicial commission on March 7, 2014.[3]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Jimm Larry Hendren
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
2014–present
Incumbent