Willie Louis Sands

Personal

Birthday: 
1949
Birthplace: 
Bradley, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army Reserve second lieutenant, Signal Corps, 1974
U.S. Army Reserve, 1974-1980
Assistant district attorney, Macon Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1975-1978
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of Georgia, 1978-1987
Private practice, Macon, Georgia, 1987-1991
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Macon Judicial Circuit, 1991-1993

Education

Name of School: 
Mercer University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1971
Name of School - Second: 

Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law

Mercer law school's model curriculum focuses on ethics and practical skills. It was honored with the Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association for its "depth and excellence" and "obvious commitment to professionalism."

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1974

Judicial Career

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

Georgia Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/9/1994
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/12/2014
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