Samuel H. Mays Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Memphis, TN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Tennessee, 1973-1995, 2000-2002
Office of Gov. Don Sundquist, Tennessee, 1995-2000; legal counsel 1995-1997; deputy and chief of staff, 1997-2000

Education

Name of School: 
Amherst College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

Yale University Law School

Located in New Haven, Connecticut, Yale Law School, is one of the world's premier law schools. It offers an unmatched environment of excellence and educational intimacy in the form of world renowned faculty, small classes, limitless opportunities for clinical training, and strong encouragement of public service. Small by design, our impact on the world is measured by its accomplished graduates and its ongoing scholarship and outreach through 17 centers and projects.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
Court Name: 

Tennessee Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
5/10/2002
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/1/2015
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