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Bell, Kenneth Davis, Sr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Richard Lesley Voorhees. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 2019, and received commission on June 12, 2019.
Wake Forest University, B.A., 1980
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1983
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of North Carolina, 1983-1988, 1990-2003; first assistant U.S. attorney, 1993-2003
Private practice, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1988-1990
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 2003-2019
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, April 12, 2018; no Senate voteMiscellaneous Information:
Given name at birth: Kenneth Duard Bell