Legrome D. Davis

Personal

Birthday: 
1952
Birthplace: 
Columbus, OH
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977-1980
Attorney, Pennsylvania Crime Commission, 1980-1981
Assistant deputy district attorney, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1981-1987
Attorney, General Counsel Office, University of Pennsylvania, 1987
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1987
Judge, Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County [Pennsylvania], 1987-2002

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, July 30, 1998; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, January 26, 1999; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Princeton University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1973
Name of School - Second: 

Rutgers School of Law - Camden

The School of Law-Camden is a leading center of legal education. Its faculty is internationally recognized in a number of fields including constitutional, criminal, health, and corporate law. Its alumni are leading members of the bar in public and private practice settings throughout the nation. The school is well represented among the state and federal judiciary.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1976

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/23/2002
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