Eugene Edward Siler
 

Hon. Eugene Edward Siler Jr.
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Address: 540 Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse
100 E. Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202-3988
Phone: (513) 564-7000
Fax: (513) 564-7097
E-mail:
Web site: http://www.ca6.uscourts.gov/

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Published Works Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Senior Judge, since December 31, 2001

Appointed 1991 by George H.W. Bush
Bar Admissions:
Virginia, 1963
Kentucky, 1963
District of Columbia, 1963
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1970
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1964
Education:
Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia, 1964
LL.M.

University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1963
LL.B.
Law Review: Editorial Board, Virginia Law Review, 1961 - 1963

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1958
B.A.
Honors: cum laude

Published Works:
A Calculated Risk: Removal of the Indeterminate Complaint, 54 Kentucky Bench & Bar 19, 1990

The Non-Justiciable Controversy, 48 Virginia Law Review 922, 1962

The Need for Defense Counsel in the Juvenile Court, Crime and Delinquency 45, 1965

Legal Liability in Tobacco Products Cases, 53 Kentucky Law Journal 712, 1965

Guilty Plea Negotiations, In Cipes' Criminal Defense Techniques. Matthew Bender, 1969

Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Judge, Kentucky Bar Association, 1992

Medal Recipient, Freedom's Foundation, 1968

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Federal Bar Association
Member

Kentucky Bar Association
Member

District of Columbia Bar Association
Member

Virginia Bar
Member

Federal Judges Association, 1990 - 1993
Treasurer, Director

Judicial Conference of the United States, 1992 - 1996
Committee on the Judicial Branch

Judicial Conference of the United States, 1997 - 2003
Committee on State Federal Jurisdiction

District Judges' Association for the Sixth Circuit, 1982 - 1983
President

District Judges' Association for the Sixth Circuit, 1981 - 1982
Vice President

District Judges' Association for the Sixth Circuit, 1980 - 1981
Secretary

District Judges' Association for the Sixth Circuit, 1979 - 1980
Treasurer

Sixth Circuit Judicial Council, 1991 - 2001
Executive Committee Member

Cumberland College, 1986 - 1988
Chairman, Board of Trustees

Cumberland College
Member, Board of Trustees, 1965-1973, 1980-1988

Kentucky Baptist Convention, 2003 - 2004
President

Kentucky Baptist Convention, 1986 - 1987
First vice-president

Kentucky Baptist Convention, 1990 - 1994
Executive Board

Kentucky Baptist Convention, 1988 - 1996
Parliamentarian

Baptist Healthcare System, 1995 - 1996
Chairman, Board of Directors

Baptist Healthcare System
Member, Board of Directors, 1990-2004; 2006

Optimist Club
President

Past Employment Positions:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Chief Judge, 1984 - 1991

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Judge, 1975 - 1984

U. S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, Judge, 1975 - 1991

Eastern District of Kentucky, United States Attorney, 1970 - 1975

Whitley County, Kentucky, Attorney, 1965 - 1970

Private Solo Practice, Williamsburg, Kentucky, 1964 - 1970

United States Naval Reserve, 1960 - 1983

United States Navy, Active Duty, 1958 - 1960

U.S. Navy Midshipman, 1957

Fraternities/Sororities:
Pi Kappa Alpha
Phi Alpha Delta
Omicron Delta Kappa
Birth Information:
1936, Williamsburg, Kentucky, United States of America
Profile Last Updated:
11/21/2013

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