United States District Judge Alfred H. Bennett was nominated by Barack Obama on January 7, 2015, to a seat vacated by Kenneth M. Hoyt. He was confirmed by the Senate on April 13, 2015, and received his commission on April 15, 2015. Judge Bennett was administered the oath of office on April 16, 2015. He will serve in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas.
University of Houston, B.S., 1988
University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1991
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1991-2008
Presiding judge, Texas District Court, Sixty-First Judicial District, 2009-2015