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Newsom, Kevin Christopher

Born 1972 in Birmingham, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 8, 2017, to a seat vacated by Joel Fredrick Dubina. Confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 2017, and received commission on August 2, 2017.

Samford University, B.A., 1994
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1997

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1997-1998
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1998-2000, 2001-2003
Law clerk, Hon. David H. Souter, Supreme Court of the United States, 2000-2001
Adjunct professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 2002
Solicitor general, State of Alabama, 2003-2007
Private practice, Birmingham, Alabama, 2007-2017
Adjunct professor, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 2009-2011
Adjunct professor, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2011