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Walker, Justin Reed
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on June 24, 2019, to a seat vacated by Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on October 24, 2019, and received commission on October 25, 2019. Service terminated on September 2, 2020, due to appointment to another judicial position.
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 4, 2020, to a seat vacated by Thomas Beall Griffith. Confirmed by the Senate on June 18, 2020, and received commission on September 2, 2020.
Duke University, B.A., 2004
Harvard Law School, J.D., 2009
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2009-2010, 2012-2013
Law clerk, Hon. Brett M. Kavanaugh, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2010-2011
Law clerk, Hon. Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 2011-2012
Private practice, Louisville, Kentucky, 2013-2019
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, 2015-2019; assistant professor of law, 2015-2019; associate professor of law, 2019