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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.

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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