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Kristi DuBose

Kristi DuBose
Judge on United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
Assumed office
Nominated by George W. Bush
Preceded by Charles R. Butler
Personal details
Born 1964 (age 49–50)[1]
Brewton, Alabama

Kristi DuBose (born 1964) is an American jurist who has served as a federal judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama. She joined the court in 2005 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Brewton, Alabama, DuBose graduated from Huntington College with her Bachelor's Degree in 1986 and later graduated from the Emory University Law School in Atlanta with her Juris Doctorate Degree in 1989.[1]

Legal career

DuBose started her legal career as a Legal Clerk to former federal judge Peter Hill Beer in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana from 1989 to 1990. In 1990, DuBose joined the US Attorney's Office as an Assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Alabama from 1990 to 1993 before being appointed Assistant district attorney in the Covington County District Attorney's Office in 1994. In 1994, DuBose was appointed by Jim Folsom, Jr. the Governor of Alabama a Deputy attorney general in the Alabama Attorney General's Office from 1994 to 1996 before serving as Chief counsel for Alabama's Senior U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions from 1997 to 1999.[1]

Federal judicial career

On the unanimous recommendation of Senators Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby, DuBose was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 28, 2005 to a seat vacated by Charles Butler, Jr. DuBose was confirmed by the Senate on December 21, 2005 on a Senate vote and received commission on December 27, 2005.[1]



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