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D. Brock Hornby

U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • Maine
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Born in Canada, D. Brock Hornby is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and the Harvard Law School. A naturalized American citizen, Judge Hornby was appointed District Judge by President George H. W. Bush on April 30, 1990. Prior to his appointment, he practiced law in Portland and had served as the District of Maine’s first full-time United States Magistrate and as an Associate Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar
ID Number: 000646
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Professional Experience
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
- Current
Served as chief judge, 1996-2003. Assumed senior status on May 1, 2010.
Private practice, Portland, Maine
Associate justice
Maine Supreme Judicial Court
U.S. Magistrate Judge.
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Associate professor of law
University of Virginia School of Law
Law clerk
Hon. John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Harvard Law School
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University of Western Ontario
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Professional Associations
Maine State Bar  # 000646
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Websites & Blogs
United States District Court, District of Maine
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Edward T. Gignoux U.S. Courthouse
156 Federal Street
Portland, ME 04101
Telephone: (207) 780-3280