Judge William Joseph Haynes, Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 27, 1999, to a seat vacated by Thomas A. Higgins; Confirmed by the Senate on November 10, 1999, and received commission on November 15, 1999.
College of St. Thomas, B.A., 1970
Vanderbilt University School of Law, J.D., 1973
Tennessee Attorney General's Office, 1973-1984
Assistant state attorney general, 1973-1977
Senior state assistant general, 1977-1978
Deputy state attorney general, 1978-1984
Private practice, Nashville, TN, 1984
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, 1984-1999
Adjunct professor, Southeastern Paralegal Institute, 1986-1990
Lecturer in law, Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1987-1994, 1997-1998, 2000-present
Race or Ethnicity: African American