David Briones

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David Briones
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
Assumed office
February 26, 2009
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
In office
October 11, 1994 – February 26, 2009
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Lucius Desha Bunton III
Succeeded by David Campos Guaderrama
Personal details
Born David Briones
1943 (age 74–75)
El Paso, Texas
Education University of Texas (B.A.)
University of Texas School of Law (J.D.)

David Briones (born 1943) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Education and career[edit]

Born in El Paso, Texas, Briones was in the United States Army from 1964 to 1966, then received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1969 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law in 1971. He was in private practice in El Paso from 1971 to 1991. He was a judge on the El Paso County Court at Law Number One from 1991 to 1994.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On August 25, 1994, Briones was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas vacated by Lucius Desha Bunton. Briones was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 7, 1994, and received his commission on October 11, 1994. He assumed senior status on February 26, 2009. On September 14, 2011, President Barack Obama nominated Judge David Campos Guaderrama.[1] He was later confirmed on April 26, 2012 and received his commission on April 30, 2012.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Lucius Desha Bunton III
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
1994–2009
Succeeded by
David Campos Guaderrama