confirmed as U.S. district judge by Senate
From Staff Reports The U.S. Senate unanimously approved the federal judicial nomination of current U.S. Attorney Jane Boyle to be the U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, a 100-county region that includes Navarro County.Boyle
, 49, will be based in Dallas.She
replaces retired Judge Jerry L. Buchmeyer.
has remarkable experience and knowledge of the law," Texas Sen.
Kay Bailey Hutchison recommended Boyle
to President Bush Sept. 9, 2003.
The president nominated Boyle
Nov. 24, and she
was confirmed April 1, 2004.Boyle was appointed by Bush in 2002 to be U.S. Attorney for the Northern District after a long and distinguished career in Texas.Prior to that selection, she served as U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Northern District for 12 years.She is an SMU School of Law graduate and graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977.
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