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Harwell, Robert Bryan

Born 1959 in Florence, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 20, 2004, to a seat vacated by C. Weston Houck. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2004, and received commission on June 30, 2004. Served as chief judge, 2019-present.

Clemson University, B.A., 1980
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1982

Professional Career:

South Carolina Army National Guard, 1987-1992
Law clerk, Hon. G. Rodney Peeples, South Carolina Circuit Court, Second Judicial Circuit, 1983
Law clerk, Hon. Ross Anderson, Jr., U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 1983-1984
Private practice, Florence, South Carolina, 1984-2004