May 23 2003

SENATE CONFIRMS L. SCOTT COOGLER OF TUSCALOOSA

Tuscaloosa Lawyer Will Serve as United States District Judge for Northern District of Alabama

U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) today commented on the Senate’s confirmation of L. Scott Coogler’s nomination to serve as the United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama:

"He is extremely well qualified and I am proud to have recommended him to the President,” said Shelby. “I believe he will be an outstanding judge and will serve our state well."