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Wynn, James Andrew, Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 4, 2009, to a seat vacated by James Dickson Phillips, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, and received commission on August 10, 2010.
University of North Carolina, B.A., 1975
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1979
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1995
U.S. Navy captain, JAG Corps, 1979-1983
U.S. Naval Reserve captain, JAG Corps, 1983-2009
Assistant appellate defender, State of North Carolina, 1983-1984
Private practice, Wilson and Greenville, North Carolina, 1984-1990
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 1990-1998, 1999-2010
Associate justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1998
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, August 5, 1999; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, January 3, 2001; nomination withdrawn by president, March 19, 2001