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Sharion Aycock

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Preceded by  Michael P. Mills
Name  Sharion Aycock
Religion  Methodist

Preceded by  Glen H. Davidson
Appointed by  George W. Bush
Role  Judge
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Spouse(s)  William R. "Randy" Aycock
Alma mater  Mississippi State University Mississippi College School of Law
Education  Mississippi College School of Law, Mississippi State University

Sharion Aycock (born 1955) is currently the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. She has served as the Chief Judge since 2014 and on the Court since 2007, and she is the first female federal district court judge in Mississippi.

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Education

Aycock was born in Tupelo, Mississippi. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Mississippi State University with a minor in political science in 1977. She received a Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law in 1980, where she graduated second in the class and served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Mississippi College Law Review. She became a member of the Mississippi Bar in 1980.

Career

Aycock was in private practice in Mississippi from 1980 to 2003 with two firms and as a solo practitioner. Aycock served as the Itawamba County Prosecuting Attorney from 1984 to 1992. She was a circuit court judge on the First Circuit Court District of Mississippi from 2003 to 2007.

Federal judicial service

Aycock was nominated by President George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi vacated by Glen H. Davidson. She was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate on October 4, 2007, and received her commission on October 22, 2007.

Personal

Aycock is a native of Tremont, Mississippi. She is married to William R. "Randy" Aycock, and has one son.

References

Sharion Aycock Wikipedia


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