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Dever, James C. III

Born 1962 in Lake Charles, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by W. Earl Britt. Confirmed by the Senate on April 28, 2005, and received commission on May 2, 2005. Served as chief judge, 2011-present.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, 2004-2005

Education:
University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 1984
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. J. Clifford Wallace, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1987-1988
U.S. Air Force, General Counsel Office, 1988-1992
U.S. Air Force Reserve, 1992-2000
Private practice, North Carolina, 1992-2004
Adjunct professor, Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University, 1997-
Senior lecturing fellow, Duke University School of Law, 2008-

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, May 22, 2002; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, January 7, 2003; no Senate vote