History of the Federal Judiciary

  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of North Carolina

   Judges of the Western District of North Carolina
Whitney, Frank DeArmon
Born 1959 in Charlotte, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2006, to a seat vacated by H. Brent McKnight. Confirmed by the Senate on June 22, 2006, and received commission on July 5, 2006. Served as chief judge, 2013-present.

Wake Forest University, B.A., 1982
University of North Carolina, M.B.A., 1987
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:
U.S. Army Reserve, 1982-    ; military judge, JAG Corps, 2011
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1987-1988, 1989-1990
Law clerk, Hon. David B. Sentelle, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1988-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of North Carolina, 1990-2001
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2001-2002
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 2002-2006


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