Log In

David Brock Hornby

David Brock Hornby, American Federal judge. Bar: Virginia 1973, Maine 1974, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1980. Fellow American Bar Foundation; member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Maine State Bar Association, Maine Bar Foundation (board of trustees 1990-1994), Cumberland County Bar Association.

Background

Hornby, David Brock was born on April 21, 1944 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Son of William Ralph Hornby and Retha Patricia (Fox) Sword.

Education

University of Western Ontario (Bachelor of Arts). Harvard University (Juris Doctor).

Career

Law clerk, United States Court Appeals, New Orleans, 1969-1970;associate professor, University of Virginia School Law, Charlottesville, 1970-1974;partner, Perkins, Thompson, Hinckley & Keddy, Portland, Maine., 1974-1982;United States magistrate, District Maine, Portland, 1982-1988;associate justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court, Portland, 1988-1990;judge, United States District Court Maine, since 1990;chief judge, since 1996. Member Federal Judicial Center's Committee on District Judge Education, 1994-1998, chair 1995-1998. Commission on court administration and case management Judicial Conference of the United States, since 1990, chair since 1997.

Membership

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, American Law Institute, Maine State Bar Association, Maine Bar Foundation (board of trustees 1990-1994), Cumberland County Bar Association.

Connections

Married Helaine Cora Mandel, October 9, 1946. Children: Kirstin, Zachary.