Born 1960 in Greensboro, NC
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by William L. Osteen, Sr.. Confirmed by the Senate on September 10, 2007, and received commission on September 19, 2007. Served as chief judge, 2012-present.
University of North Carolina, B.S., 1983
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1987
Private practice, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1987-2007
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, September 29, 2006; no Senate vote