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Quarles, William D. Jr.
Born 1948 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by William M. Nickerson. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2003, and received commission on March 14, 2003. Service terminated on February 1, 2016, due to retirement.

Education:
Community College of Baltimore, A.A., 1967
University of Maryland, B.S., 1976
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Joseph C. Howard, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1979-1981
Private practice, 1981-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1982-1986
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1986-1996
Associate judge, Maryland Circuit Court, Baltimore City, 1996-2003

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, June 2, 1992; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, September 12, 2002; no Senate vote

 

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