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Scott L. Palk
, Western District of Oklahoma

Nomination

  • December 16, 2015 – President Obama
  • May 8, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed: October 26, 2017
  • Age: 49

Career

  • Assistant Dean of Students, University of Oklahoma College of Law (2011 – Present)
    • Office of General Counsel
    • Threat Assessment Review Committee
  • Assistant United States Attorney, W.D. Okla. (2002 – 2011)
  • Assistant District Attorney, Cleveland County (1992 – 2002)

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D. (1992)
  • Oklahoma State University, B.S. (1989)
  • Business Administration
  • Finance and Economics

Awards

  • FBI Director’s Certificate of Appreciation for Assistance to the Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF).
  • Prosecutor of the Year, Association of Oklahoma Narcotics Enforcers (1993).

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John Heil

John Heil III, United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, and Western District of Oklahoma

Nomination

  • Nominated: December 2, 2019
  • Confirmed: May 20, 2020

Career

  • Shareholder, Hall, Estill, Hardwick, Gable, Golden & Nelson, P.C. 2000 – present]
  • Assistant District Attorney, Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office [1997 – 2000]
  • Attorney, Ronald D. Wood & Associates [1994 – 1997]

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law; J.D. [1994]
    • With honors
    • Editor, Tulsa Law Journal
  • Oklahoma State University; B.S. [1990]

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Charles Barnes GoodwinWestern District of Oklahoma

Nomination

  • Nominated: July 13, 2017
  • January 8, 2018 – Renominated
  • Confirmed August 28, 2018
  • Age: 47

Career

  • Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (2013–present)
  • Crowe & Dunlevy
    • Shareholder-Director (2006–2013)
    • Associate (2000–2006)

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D. (1997)
    • Editorial Board Member, Oklahoma Law Review
    • Harry Alley-Leroy Allen Memorial Prize for Best Case Note (1996)
  • University of Oklahoma, B.A. (1994)

Clerkships

  • Judge Lee R. West, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (1998–2000)

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Patrick R. Wyrick, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

Nomination

  • Nominated: April 10, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Confirmed: April 09, 2019
  • Age: 37

Career

  • Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Oklahoma (2017 – present)
  • Solicitor General, State of Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General (2011 – 2017)
  • Associate Attorney, GableGotwals (2008 – 2011)

Education

  • University of Oklahoma School of Law, J.D. (2007)
    • With distinction
  • University of Oklahoma, B.A. (2004)

Clerkships

  • Judge James H. Payne, United States District Courts for the Eastern and Northern Districts of Oklahoma(2007 – 2008)

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Jodi W. Dishman

Jodi W. Dishman, United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma

Nomination

  • Nominated: August 14th 2019
  • Confirmed: December 19, 2019

Career

  • Shareholder, McAfee &Taft
  • President, Oklahoma City Chapter of the Federal Bar Association
  • Attorney, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Education

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law, J.D.
    • summa cum laude
    • Editor-in-Chief, Oklahoma Law Review
  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A.
    • cum laude

Clerkships

  • Judge Edward C. Prado United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Judge Carolyn Dineen King United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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Bernard Jones

Bernard Jones, United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

Nomination

  • Nominated: October 17th, 2019
  • Confirmed: December 19, 2019

Career

  • Federal Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (2015 – present)
  • Private Practice, McAfee & Taft
  • Private Practice, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, LLP
  • Associate Dean for Admissions and External Affairs, Oklahoma City University School of Law

Education

  • University of Notre Dame; J.D.
  • Southern Methodist University; B.A.

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