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Charles R. Butler Jr.

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Summary

Born 1940 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 28, 1988, to a seat vacated by Emmett Ripley Cox. Confirmed by the Senate on October 14, 1988, and received commission on October 17, 1988. Served as chief judge, 1994-2003. Assumed senior status on March 28, 2005.

Education:
Washington and Lee University School of Law
Washington and Lee University, B.A., 1962
University of Alabama School of Law, LL.B., 1966

Professional Career:
U.S. Army lieutenant, 8th Artillery, 7th Howitzer Battalion, 1962-1964
Private practice, Mobile, Alabama, 1966-1969, 1975-1988
Assistant public defender, Mobile County, Alabama, 1969-1970
District attorney, Mobile County, Alabama, 1971-1975

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
- Current
Served as chief judge, 1994-2003. Assumed senior status on March 28, 2005.
Attorney
Private practice, Mobile, Alabama
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Also 1966-1969
District attorney
Mobile County, Alabama
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Assistant Public Defender
Mobile County, Alabama
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Lieutenant
U.S. Army, 8th Artillery, 7th Howitzer Battalion
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Education
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
J.D. (1966)
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Washington & Lee University
B.A. (1962)
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
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Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
113 St. Joseph Street
Mobile, AL 36602
Telephone: (251) 690-2175