History of the Federal Judiciary


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Griffith, Thomas Beall
Born 1954 in Yokohama, Japan

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Patricia M. Wald. Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 2005, and received commission on June 29, 2005.

Education:
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1978
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1985

Professional Career:
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1985-1989
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1989-1995, 1999-2000
Legal counsel, U.S. Senate, 1995-1999
General counsel, Brigham Young University, 2000-2005

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, May 10, 2004; no Senate vote

 

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