Born 1958 in New Haven, CT
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by Graham C. Mullen. Confirmed by the Senate on September 10, 2007, and received commission on September 12, 2007.
University of North Carolina, B.A., 1981
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1984
Private practice, Asheville, North Carolina, 1984-2007
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, September 29, 2006; no Senate vote