History of the Federal Judiciary


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Vining, Robert L. Jr.
Born 1931 in Chatsworth, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 14, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1995-1996. Assumed senior status on March 31, 1996.

Education:
University of Georgia, B.A., 1959
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 1959

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force sergeant, 1951-1959
Private practice, Dalton, Georgia, 1958-1969
Solicitor general, Conasauga Judicial Circuit, Georgia, 1963-1968
Judge, Superior Court of Georgia, Conasauga Judicial Circuit, 1969-1979

 

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