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Wiley Daniel
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
Title:   Senior Judge
Position:   Seat #3
Station:   Denver, CO
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   6/30/1995-1/1/2013
Chief:   2008-2013
Senior:   1/1/2013-Present
Preceded by:   Sherman Finesilver
Succeeded by:   Raymond P. Moore
Personal History
Born:   1946
Hometown:   Louisville, KY
Undergraduate:   Howard University, 1968
Law School:   Howard University Law, 1971

Wiley Young Daniel is a federal judge serving on senior status for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He was nominated to the court by President Bill Clinton in 1995. He served in the role of Chief Judge from 2008 until 2013. On January 1, 2013, Wiley Daniel assumed senior status for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado after serving on the court for 17 years.[1][2]

Education

Born in Louisville, Kentucky, Daniel received his bachelor's degree from Howard University in 1968 before earning his Juris Doctor degree from Howard University Law School in 1971.[2]

Professional career

  • 1983-Present: Director and Vice-Chair, Iliff School of Theology
  • 1979-1983: Director, Personnel Services Board
  • 1977-1980: Adjunct Professor, University of Colorado School of Law
  • 1977-1995: Attorney in private practice, Denver, Colorado
  • 1974-1977: Adjunct Professor, Detroit College of Law
  • 1974-1976: Director, Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Services, Michigan
  • 1971-1977: Attorney in private practice, Detroit, Michigan[2]

Judicial career

District of Colorado

On the recommendation of U.S. Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, Daniel was nominated to the United States District Court for the District of Colorado by President Bill Clinton on March 31, 1995, to a seat vacated by Sherman Finesilver. Daniel was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 30, 1995, on a voice vote and received commission on June 30, 1995.[3] Daniel served as the Chief Judge of the District of Colorado from 2008 until 2013. On January 1, 2013, Wiley Daniel assumed senior status for the United States District Court for the District of Colorado after serving on the court for 17 years.[4]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Sherman Finesilver
District of Colorado
1995–2013
Seat #3
Succeeded by:
Raymond P. Moore


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