Rhesa Hawkins Barksdale

Hon. Rhesa Hawkins Barksdale
Firm: United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Address: 501 E. Court Street, Suite 3.800
Jackson, MS 39201
Phone: (601) 608-4730
Web site: http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/

Position Bar Admissions Education
Honors Affiliations
Current Employment Position(s):
Senior Judge

Appointed by George H.W. Bush
Bar Admissions:
Mississippi, 1972
University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi, 1972
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: With Distinction

United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1966
B.S., Bachelor of Science

Classes/Seminars Taught:
Instructor, Paralegal Course, University of Mississippi School of Law, 1975 - 1976

Instructor, Mississippi College School of Law, 1976

Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Young Men of America

Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities

Phi Delta Phi Award for Outstanding Graduates

Dean Robert F. Farley Award, Mississippi Bar Association

Charles Clark Chapter American Inn of Court

Professional Associations and Memberships:
Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program, 1982 - 1985

Past Employment Positions:
Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, Jackson, Mississippi, Private Practice, 1973 - 1990

Justice Byron White, Supreme Court of the United States, Law Clerk, 1972 - 1973

United States Army, 1966 - 1970

University of Mississippi Law School Paralegal Course, Instructor, Constitutional Law, 1975 - 1976

Phi Delta Phi
Phi Kappa Phi
Omicron Delta Kappa
Birth Information:
1944, Jackson, Mississippi, United States of America

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