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Young, Richard L.

Born 1953 in Davenport, IA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 15, 1997, to a seat vacated by Gene E. Brooks. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1998, and received commission on March 6, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2009-2016.

Drake University, B.A., 1975
George Mason University School of Law (now Antonin Scalia Law School), J.D., 1980

Professional Career:

Private practice, Evansville, Indiana, 1980-1990
Public defender (part-time), Indiana Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, 1983-1985
Corporation counsel, Evansville, Indiana, 1985-1987
Judge, Indiana Circuit Court, First Judicial Circuit, 1990-1998
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2009-2012