James Aubrey Parker
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
Assumed office
September 1, 2003
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
In office
2000–2003
Preceded byJohn Edwards Conway
Succeeded byMartha Vázquez
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico
In office
November 6, 1987 – September 1, 2003
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byHoward C. Bratton
Succeeded byJudith C. Herrera
Personal details
Born
James Aubrey Parker

(1937-01-08) January 8, 1937 (age 85)
Houston, Texas
EducationRice University (B.A.)
University of Texas School of Law (LL.B.)

James Aubrey Parker (born January 8, 1937) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.

Education and career

Born in Houston, Texas, Parker received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University in 1959 and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Texas School of Law in 1962. He was in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1962 to 1987.[1]

Federal judicial service

On July 10, 1987, Parker was nominated by President Ronald Reagan to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico vacated by Judge Howard C. Bratton. Parker was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 5, 1987, and received his commission on November 6, 1987. He served as Chief Judge from 2000 to 2003, assuming senior status on September 1, 2003.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Parker, James Aubrey - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

Sources

Legal offices Preceded byHoward C. Bratton Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico 1987–2003 Succeeded byJudith C. Herrera Preceded byJohn Edwards Conway Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico 2000–2003 Succeeded byMartha Vázquez