History of the Federal Judiciary


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Russell, George Levi III
Born 1965 in Baltimore, MD

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 10, 2011, to a seat vacated by Peter Jo Messitte. Confirmed by the Senate on May 14, 2012, and received commission on May 22, 2012.

Education:
Morehouse College, B.A., 1988
University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 1991

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Robert M. Bell, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1991-1992
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1992-1994, 2000-2002
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1994-1999, 2002-2007; Civil Division, 1994-1999; Criminal Division, 2002-2007
Associate judge, Maryland Circuit Court, Baltimore City, 2007-2012

 

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