U.S. District Judge Fred Biery

U.S. District Judge Fred Biery
262 West Nueva Street, San Antonio, TX 78207
Contact InformationBiographical Information
  • Year Service Began:
  • Appointed By:
    President William Clinton
  • Education:
    Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University School of Law, 1973
    Hatton W. Sumners Scholar
    Order of the Coif
    Bachelor of Arts, Texas Lutheran University, 1970
    Varsity Basketball, 1966-1970
    Student Body President, 1968-1970
  • Legal Practice:
    Biery, Biery, Davis and Myers, 1973-1978
  • Military Service:
    U.S. Army Reserve in 1970; entered active duty as E-1, released as E-4 in 1976.
  • Judicial Practice:
    Elevated to Chief Judge on June 1, 2010
    Judge, United States District Court, 1994-present
    Justice, Texas Fourth Court of Appeals, 1989-1994
    Judge, 150th District Court, 1983-1988
    Judge, County Court at Law Two, 1979-1982
  • Memberships:
    American Bar Association
    State Bar of Texas
    San Antonio, Texas Bar Association
  • Awards:
    Outstanding Young Lawyer of San Antonio, 1980
    Distinguished Alumni Award, Texas Lutheran University, 1980
    Outstanding Young Democrat of Bexar County, 1978
    State of Texas Gold Medalist, Senior Olympics Basketball, 1999-2005
    Distinguished Alumni Award for Judicial Service, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2004
    Hatton W. Sumners Foundation Distinguished Public Service Award, 2004
  • Community Service:
    Board of Regents and Corporation Board, Texas Lutheran University, 1970-
    Executive Board, Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University, 1997-
    President, San Antonio Bar Association, 1987-1988
    President, William Sessions Chapter, American Inns of Court, 1990-1992
    Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
    Charter Member, Texas Center for Legal Ethics and Professionalism
  • Other:
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