Charles Willis Pickering Sr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1937
Birthplace: 
Jones County, MS
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Laurel, Mississippi, 1961-1990
City prosecutor, Laurel, Mississippi, 1962-1964
County prosecutor, Jones County, Mississippi, 1964-1968
Judge, Laurel [Mississippi] Municipal Court, 1969
State senator, Mississippi, 1972-1980

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, May 25, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, September 4, 2001; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, January 7, 2003; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, February 6, 2004; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Jones County Junior College
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1957
Name of School - Second: 
University of Mississippi
Degree - Second: 
B.A.
Degree Year - Second: 
1959
Name of School - Third: 

University of Mississippi School of Law

The University of Mississippi School of Law draws its strength inside and outside the classroom from a dynamic faculty, whose diverse interests and experiences, serve our students and surrounding communities. The faculty offers students a wide range of practical courses from business transaction and tax courses to in-depth clinical experiences in domestic violence, immigration, and criminal appeals. Our faculty is characterized by diverse idealogical and methodological perspectives that enrich the lives of our students. The variety of textbooks and coursebooks published by our faculty in such areas of family law, intellectual property, and tort law is testament to the dedication to pedagogical method at the Law School.

Degree - Third: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Third: 
1961

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Court Name: 

Mississippi Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
10/1/1990
Termination Date: 
1/16/2004
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
1/16/2004
Termination Date - Second: 
12/8/2004
Termination Reason - Second: 
Retirement
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