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Mark Norris (U.S. politician) Wikipedia
Mark Norris (born July 9, 1955 in Akron, Ohio) is an American attorney and politician. Currently serving as special counsel in the Memphis office of Adams and Reese LLP and as the Senate Majority Leader of the Tennessee General Assembly, he has been nominated by President Donald Trump to become a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.
He received his Bachelor of Arts from Colorado College, and his Juris Doctor from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
He was first elected to represent District 32 in the Tennessee Senate in 2000. The District is composed of Dyer, Lauderdale, and Tipton counties, and the eastern and northeastern portion of Shelby County. He has served as Majority Leader since 2007. He previously served on the Shelby County Board of Commissioners. He is based in Collierville, Tennessee.
He was elected the State Senate Majority Leader in 2007.
On July 13, 2017, President Trump nominated Norris to serve as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, to the seat vacated by Judge J. Daniel Breen, who took senior status on March 18, 2017. His nomination is currently pending before the Senate Judiciary Committee.