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Wright, Wilhelmina Marie

Born 1964 in Norfolk, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota
Nominated by Barack Obama on April 15, 2015, to a seat vacated by Michael James Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on January 19, 2016, and received commission on February 18, 2016.

Education:
Yale College, B.A., 1986
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1989

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Damon J. Keith, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1989-1991
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1991-1995
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Minnesota, 1995-2000
Judge, Ramsey County [Minnesota] District Court, 2000-2002
Judge, Minnesota Court of Appeals, 2002-2012
Associate justice, Minnesota Supreme Court, 2012-2016