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Truman McGill Hobbs

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

Born 1921 in Selma, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on January 23, 1980, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on April 3, 1980, and received commission on April 3, 1980. Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on February 11, 1991.

Education:
University of North Carolina, A.B., 1942
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1946
Law clerk, Hon. Hugo Black, Supreme Court of the United States, 1948-1949
Private practice, Montgomery, Alabama, 1949-1980
Chairman, Alabama Unemployment Appeal Board, 1952-1958

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
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Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
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Served as chief judge, 1984-1991. Assumed senior status on February 11, 1991.
Attorney
Private Practice
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Chairman
Alabama Unemployment Appeal Board
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Law Clerk
Hon. Hugo Black, Supreme Court of the United States
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Lieutenant
U.S. Navy
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Education
Yale Law School
LL.B. (1948)
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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
B.A. (1942)
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Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
United States District Court
D-300 Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Courthouse Annex
One Church Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
Telephone: (334) 954-3750