Charles Wilson

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Charles Wilson
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   8/9/1999 - Present
Preceded by:   Joseph Hatchett
Past post:   Middle District of Florida (Magistrate)
Past term:   1990-1994
Personal History
Born:   1954
Hometown:   Pensacola, FL
Undergraduate:   Notre Dame, B.A., 1976
Law School:   Notre Dame Law, J.D., 1979
Charles R. Wilson is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He joined the court in 1999 after being nominated by President Bill Clinton. Prior to appointment, Wilson was a magistrate judge for the Middle District of Florida.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Pensacola, Florida, Wilson graduated from the University of Notre Dame with his bachelor's degree in 1976 and his Juris Doctor degree in 1979.[1]

Professional career

  • Law clerk, Hon. Joseph W. Hatchett, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1979-1980
  • Assistant county attorney, Hillsborough County, FL, 1980-1981
  • Private practice, Tampa, FL, 1981-1986
  • State county judge, Hillsborough County, FL, 1986-1990
  • U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, 1994-1999[1]

Judicial career

Middle District of Florida

Wilson served as a federal magistrate judge on the Middle District of Florida from 1990 to 1994.[1]

Eleventh Circuit

Wilson was nominated to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit by President Bill Clinton on May 27, 1999 to a seat vacated by Joseph Hatchett. Wilson was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 30, 1999 on a majority voice vote and received commission on August 9, 1999.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Joseph Hatchett
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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