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Cole, Ransey Guy, Jr.

Born 1951 in Birmingham, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 29, 1995, to a seat vacated by Nathaniel Raphael Jones. Confirmed by the Senate on December 22, 1995, and received commission on December 26, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2014-present.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Southern District of Ohio, 1987-1993

Tufts University, B.A., 1972
Yale Law School, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:

Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1975-1978, 1980-1986, 1993-1995
Trial attorney, Civil Division, Commercial Litigation Branch, U.S. Department of Justice, 1978-1980
Adjunct professor of law, Ohio State University College of Law, 2010-present
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2014-present