History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Rawlinson, Johnnie B.
Born 1952 in Concord, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 27, 1998, to a seat vacated by Lloyd D. George. Confirmed by the Senate on April 2, 1998, and received commission on April 7, 1998. Service terminated on July 26, 2000, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on February 22, 2000, to a seat vacated by Melvin T. Brunetti. Confirmed by the Senate on July 21, 2000, and received commission on July 26, 2000.

Education:
North Carolina A&T State University, B.S., 1974
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Private practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1979-1980
Staff attorney, Nevada Legal Services, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1980
Office of the District Attorney, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1980-1998; deputy district attorney, 1980-1989; chief deputy district attorney, 1989-1995; assistant district attorney, 1995-1998

 

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