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Wright, Wilhelmina Marie

Born 1964 in Norfolk, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 15, 2015, to a seat vacated by Michael James Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on January 19, 2016, and received commission on February 18, 2016.

Yale College, B.A., 1986
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Damon J. Keith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1989-1991
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Minnesota, 1995-2000
Judge, Ramsey County [Minnesota] District Court, 2000-2002
Judge, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2002-2012
Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 2012-2016