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Richardson, Julius Ness

Born 1976 in Columbia, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 7, 2018, to a seat vacated by Dennis W. Shedd. Confirmed by the Senate on August 16, 2018, and received commission on August 20, 2018.

Vanderbilt University, B.S., 1999
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 2003

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Richard A. Posner, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2003-2004
Law clerk, Hon. William H. Rehnquist, Supreme Court of the United States, 2004-2005
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2006-2009
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Carolina, 2009-2018; Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force, 2011-2015; deputy criminal chief, White Collar and General Crimes, 2015-2018; coordinator, National Security and Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council, 2017-2018