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Address: 800 Franklin Ave., Waco, TX 76701
Chambers Phone No.: (254) 750-1519
Fax Number: (254) 750-1516

Staff Information

Courtroom Deputy:
Ms. Cheryl Willis
Courtroom Deputy Phone:
(254) 750-1510
Courtroom Deputy Email:
Cheryl_Willis@txwd.uscourts.gov
Assigned Court Reporter:
../reporters.asp#smith

Biographical Information:

Year Service Began:
1984
Appointed By:
President Ronald Reagan
Education:
  • B.A. Baylor University, 1964
  • J.D. Baylor School of Law, 1966
Legal Practice:
  • Dunnam & Dunnam, 1966-1969
  • Wallace & Smith, 1969-1978
  • Haley, Fulbright, Winniford, and Bice, 1978-1980
Judicial Experience:
  • Chief U.S. District Judge, 2003-2010
  • Judge 54th District Court, McLennan County, 1980-1983
  • Part-time Magistrate Judge, Western District of Texas, 1983-1984
Other: