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Nichols, Carl John

Born 1970 in Rhinebeck, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Richard W. Roberts. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 2019, and received commission on June 25, 2019.

Education:
Dartmouth College, A.B., 1992
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1996

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Laurence H. Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1996-1997
Law clerk, Hon. Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States, 1997-1998
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1998-2005, 2010-2019
U.S. Department of Justice, 2005-2009; deputy assistant attorney general, Civil Division, 2005-2008; principal deputy associate attorney general, 2008-2009

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, June 18, 2018; no Senate vote