Lisa Godbey Wood

Personal

Birthday: 
1963
Birthplace: 
Lexington, KY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Anthony A. Alaimo, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia, 1990
Private practice, Brunswick, Georgia, 1991-2004
Magistrate judge (part-time), Glynn County [Georgia] Magistrate Court, 1998-2000
U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 2004-2007

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, June 12, 2006; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Georgia
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1985
Name of School - Second: 

University of Georgia School of Law

Impressive Faculty - Includes authors of some of our country's leading legal scholarship, recipients of UGA's highest award for teaching excellence, Fulbright scholars, former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts, and former editors in chief of law reviews as well as former trial and corporate attorneys. Talented Student Body - Among the most selective public law schools in the nation, with LSATs of entering students near the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide and outstanding undergraduate GPAs.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1990

Judicial Career

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

Georgia Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
2/8/2007
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