Raymond Kethledge

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Raymond Kethledge
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   7/7/2008 - Present
Preceded by:   James Ryan
Personal History
Born:   1966
Hometown:   Summit, NJ
Undergraduate:   University of Michigan '89
Law School:   University of Michigan Law '93

Raymond M. Kethledge (b.1966) is a Federal Appeals Judge with the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He joined the court in 2008 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]

Early life and education

Born in Summit, New Jersey, Kethledge graduated from the University of Michigan with his bachelor's degree in 1989 and later from Michigan Law with his Juris Doctor degree in 1993.[1]

Professional career

Kethledge was a law clerk for Federal Appeals Judge Ralph Guy, Jr. in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals from 1993 to 1994. Kethledge entered private practice in Michigan from 1994 to 2008. Kethledge served as Counsel for former Michigan Senator Spencer Abraham from 1995 to 1997. From 1997 to 1998, Kethledge clerked for Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy in the Supreme Court of the United States. Kethledge served as counsel for the Ford Motor Company briefly from 2001 to 2002.[1]

Judicial career

Kethledge was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President George W. Bush on March 19, 2008 to a seat vacated by James Ryan as Ryan assumed senior status. Kethledge was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 24, 2008 on a majority vote and received commission on July 7, 2008.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
James Ryan
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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