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CARL J. NICHOLS, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Nomination

  • Confirmed: May 22, 2019
  • Nominated: June 7, 2018
  • Renominated: January 23, 2019
  • Age: 60

Career

  • Partner, WilmerHale (2010-present)
  • Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General, United States Department of Justice (unknown)
  • Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Federal Programs Branch, United States Department of Justice (unknown)
  • partner, Boies Schiller Flexner (unknown)

Education

  • D., University of Chicago Law School (1996)
  • Order of the Coif
  • University of Chicago Law Review
  • A., Dartmouth College (1992)
  • Cum Laude
  • High honors

 Clerkships

  • Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court (2006-2007)
  • Judge Lawrence Silberman, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

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Timothy J. Kelly, District of Columbia

Nomination

  • June 7, 2017 – President Trump
  • June 28, 2017 – Hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Confirmed: September 5, 2017
  • Age: 48

Career

  • Counsel, U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (2013 – Present)
    • Chief Counsel for National Security
    • Senior Crime Counsel
    • Republican Staff Director, Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
  • S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division (2007 – 2013)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, D.C. (2003 – 2007)
  • Associate, Arnold & Porter (1997 – 2003)
  • Loaned Associate, Legal Aid Society

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. (1997)
    • Senior Editor, American Criminal Law Review
    • Member, The Federalist Society
  • Duke University, B.A. (1991)
  • Cum Laude
  • Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, New York City

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Trevor N. McFadden
, District of Columbia

Nomination

  • June 7, 2017 – President Trump
  • Confirmed: October 30, 2017
  • Age: 38

Career

  • Acting Principal Deputy Assistant AG (2017 – Present)
  • Deputy Assistant AG, Criminal Division (2017 – Present)
  • Associate, Baker & McKenzie LLP (2013 – 2017)
  • Assistant United States Attorney, D.C. (2009 – 2013)

Education

  • University of Virginia, J.D. (2006)
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor, Virginia Law Review
    • Member, The Federalist Society
  • Wheaton College, B.A. (2001)
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Clerkship

  • Judge Colloton, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

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Dabney L. Friedrich
, District of Columbia

Nomination

  • May 8, 2017 – Announcement
  • June 7, 2017 – Nomination
  • June 25, 2017 – Hearing
  • November 27, 2017 – Confirmation
  • Age: 50

Career

  • Commissioner, U.S. Sentencing Commission
  • Assistant United States Attorney
    • Southern District of California, Criminal Division
    • Eastern District of Virginia, Criminal Division
  • Chief Crime Counsel, Senate Judiciary Committee
  • Associate Counsel, President George W. Bush

Education

  • Yale Law School, J.D.
    • Editor, Yale Journal on Regulation
    • Legal Studies Diploma, University of Oxford
  • University of Oxford, Trinity College, B.A.
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Economics

Clerkship

  • Judge Hogan, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

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