Born 1960 in Hazard, KY
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Barack Obama on June 19, 2014, to a seat vacated by Thomas B. Russell. Confirmed by the Senate on December 4, 2014, and received commission on December 5, 2014.
Eastern Kentucky University, B.A., 1982
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1985
Private practice, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1985-2014