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.

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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