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|Current Court Information:|
|United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||06/02/2005 - Present|
|Chief:||2006 - 6/2/2013|
|Preceded by:||116 Stat. 1758|
|Undergraduate:||Clemson U., B.A., 1980|
|Law School:||University of Virginia Law, J.D., 1983|
Robert James Conrad, Jr. is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina. He joined the court in 2005 after being nominated by President George W. Bush. Conrad served as Chief Judge of the court from 2006 to June 2013.
Early life and education
Conrad served as a private practice attorney from 1983 to 1988 before being serving as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina from 1989 to 2001. President George W. Bush nominated Conrad to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina from 2001 to 2005.
Western District of North Carolina
On the recommendation of North Carolina U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole, Conrad was nominated to the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina by President George W. Bush on February 14, 2005 to a new seat created by 116 Stat. 1758, which was approved by Congress. Conrad was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 28, 2005 and received commission on June 2, 2005.
|Federal judicial offices|
|Western District of North Carolina
|Magistrate judges||David C. Kessler • Dennis Howell • David Cayer •|
|Former Article III judges||
Robert Paine Dick • James Edmund Boyd • Hamilton Glover Ewart • Lacy Thornburg • Edwin Yates Webb • James Craven • David Henderson • Woodrow Jones • Harold Brent McKnight • James McMillan • Wilson Warlick • Robert Potter •
|Former Chief judges|