Loretta Copeland Biggs

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Atlanta, GA
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Staff counsel, The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979-1982
Assistant district attorney, Forsyth County, North Carolina, 1984-1987
Judge, North Carolina District Court, Twenty-First Judicial District, 1987-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of North Carolina, 1994-2001; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 1997-2001
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 2001-2002
Private practice, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2003-2014

Given name at birth: Loretta Yvonne Copeland

Education

Name of School: 
Spelman College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

Howard University School of Law

Consistent with providing the professional leadership necessary to advocate and defend the rights of all, but particularly of African-Americans and other minorities, it is the Law School's mission to: Educate and enable students to develop their highest capabilities and skills as lawyers; Engage as an institution in the active pursuit of solutions to domestic and international legal, social, economic and political problems that are of particular concern to minority groups; and Imbue its students with dedication to excellence and commitment to the solutions to those problems.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
Court Name: 

North Carolina Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
12/19/2014
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