History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Tilley, Norwood Carlton Jr.
Born 1943 in Rock Hill, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 26, 1988, to a seat vacated by Hiram H. Ward. Confirmed by the Senate on October 14, 1988, and received commission on October 17, 1988. Served as chief judge, 1999-2006. Assumed senior status on December 16, 2008.

Education:
Wake Forest College, B.S., 1966
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Eugene A. Gordon, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1969-1971
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of North Carolina, 1971-1974
U.S. attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, 1974-1977
Private practice, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1977-1988

 

Submit Questions About Judicial History