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Bell, Kenneth Davis, Sr.

Born 1958 in Bedford, OH

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.

Education:
Wake Forest University, B.A., 1980
Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:

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

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, April 12, 2018; no Senate vote

Miscellaneous Information:

Given name at birth: Kenneth Duard Bell