Hon. Rhesa H. Barksdale

Last modified on: 02-16-2016 14:03:48

Senior Judge
(United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit)

Entered Office: 03-12-1990

General Information

Birthdate: 1944

Personal Information

Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on November 17, 1989, to a seat vacated by Alvin B. Rubin; Confirmed by the Senate on March 9, 1990, and received commission on March 12, 1990.

U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York, B.S., 1966

University of Mississippi Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1966-1970
Law clerk, Justice Byron White, Supreme Court of the United States, 1972-1973
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1973-1990
Instructor in constitutional law, University of Mississippi Law School Paralegal Course, 1975-1976
Instructor, Mississippi College School of Law, 1976
Chairman, Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program, 1982-1985

Contact and Phone Numbers

245 East Capitol St., Rom 200
Jackson, MS 39201-2414
(601) 965-5840