William Paul Johnson

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William Paul Johnson
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Assumed office
December 21, 2001
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by John Edwards Conway
Personal details
Born William Paul Johnson
1959 (age 57–58)
Roanoke, Virginia
Education Virginia Military Institute B.A.
Washington and Lee University J.D.

William Paul Johnson (born 1959) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Johnson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Military Institute in 1981 and a Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University in 1985. He was in the United States Army Reserve from 1981 to 1990. He was in private practice in Houston, Texas, from 1985 to 1986. He was in private practice in Roswell, New Mexico, from 1986 to 1995. He was a judge on the Fifth Judicial District Court, New Mexico from 1995 to 2001.

Johnson is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico. Johnson was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001, to a seat vacated by John Edwards Conway. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on December 13, 2001, and received his commission on December 21, 2001.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
John Edwards Conway
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
2001–present
Incumbent