Williams, Karen J.
- Born 1951 in Orangeburg, SC
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on January 27, 1992, to a seat vacated by Robert Foster Chapman. Confirmed by the Senate on February 27, 1992, and received commission on March 2, 1992. Served as chief judge, 2007-2009. Assumed senior status due to certified disability on July 8, 2009.
Columbia College, B.A., 1972
University of South Carolina Law Center, J.D., 1980
Private practice, Orangeburg, South Carolina, 1980-1992