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Beaty, James A., Jr.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 25, 1994, to a seat vacated by Richard C. Erwin. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2006-2012. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2014. Service terminated on January 31, 2018, due to retirement.
Western Carolina University, B.A., 1971
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1974
Private practice, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1974-1981
Judge, Forsyth County [North Carolina] Superior Court, 1981-1994
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, December 22, 1995; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, January 7, 1997; no Senate vote