Richard Griffin

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Richard Griffin
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Title:   Judge
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   6/10/2005-Present
Preceded by:   Damon Keith
Past post:   Michigan Court of Appeals
Past term:   1989-2005
Personal History
Born:   1952
Hometown:   Traverse City, MI
Undergraduate:   Western Michigan University, 1973
Law School:   University of Michigan Law, 1977

Richard Allen Griffin is a federal judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He joined the court in 2005 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.[1]


Griffin graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor's degree in 1973 and received a J.D. degree from University of Michigan Law School in 1977.[1]

Professional career

Griffin was a private practice attorney in the State of Michigan from 1977 to 1988 before serving as judge on the Michigan Court of Appeals from 1989 to 2005.[1]

Judicial career

Griffin was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President George W. Bush on February 14, 2005, to a seat vacated by Judge Damon Keith as Keith assumed senior status. Griffin was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 9, 2005, and received commission on June 10, 2005.[2]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Damon Keith
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
Succeeded by:

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