Boyce Ficklen Martin Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1935
Birthplace: 
Boston, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Shackelford Miller, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1963-1964
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Kentucky, 1964
U.S. attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, 1965
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 1966-1974
Judge, Kentucky Circuit Court, Thirtieth Judicial Circuit, 1974-1976
Chief judge, Kentucky Court of Appeals, 1976-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Davidson College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1957
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1963

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/26/1979
Termination Date: 
8/16/2013
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
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