David C. Godbey

Personal

Birthday: 
1957
Birthplace: 
Temple, TX
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Irving L. Goldberg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1982-1983
Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 1983-1994
Judge, Dallas County [Texas] One Hundred and Sixtieth District Court, 1994-2002

Education

Name of School: 
Southern Methodist University
Degree: 
B.S.E.E./B.S.
Degree Year: 
1978
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1982

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Court Name: 

Texas Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/2/2002
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