History of the Federal Judiciary

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Conrad, Robert James Jr.
Born 1958 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a new seat authorized by 116 Stat. 1758. Confirmed by the Senate on April 28, 2005, and received commission on June 2, 2005. Served as chief judge, 2006-2013.

Clemson University, B.A., 1980
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:
Private practice, 1983-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of North Carolina, 1989-2001
U.S. attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 2001-2005

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, April 28, 2003; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, July 17, 2007; no Senate vote


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