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William Quarles

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William Quarles
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Title:   Judge
Position:   Seat #2T
Station:   Baltimore, MD
Service:
Appointed by:   George W. Bush
Active:   03/14/2003 - Present
Preceded by:   William Nickerson
Past post:   Maryland Eighth Circuit, Associate Circuit Judge
Past term:   1996 - 2003
Personal History
Born:   1948
Hometown:   Baltimore, MD
Undergraduate:   U. of Maryland, B.S., 1976
Law School:   Catholic U. of America, J.D., 1979



William D. Quarles, Jr. is an Article III federal judge for the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. He joined the court in 2003 after being nominated by President George W. Bush.

Early life and education

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Quarles earned his Associate degree from the Community College of Baltimore in 1967 before graduating from the University of Maryland-College Park with his bachelor's degree in 1976. Quarles received his Juris Doctor degree from Catholic University of America in 1979.[1]

Professional career

Quarles was a law clerk for former federal judge Joseph Howard in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland from 1979 to 1981 before entering private practice in Maryland until 1982. Quarles served a Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland in the U.S. Attorney's Office from 1982 to 1986. Quarles returned to private practice until 1996 before becoming an Associate Circuit Court Judge for the Circuit Court for the City of Baltimore, Maryland from 1996 to 2003.[1]

Judicial career

District of Maryland

Quarles was nominated to United States District Court for the District of Maryland by President George W. Bush on January 7, 2003 to a seat vacated by William Nickerson. Quarles was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 12, 2003 on a Senate vote and received commission on March 14, 2003.[2].

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
William Nickerson
District of Maryland
2003–Current
Seat #2T
Succeeded by:
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