Max Oliver Cogburn Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1951
Birthplace: 
Cambridge, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Asheville, North Carolina, 1976-1980, 1995, 2004-2011
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of North Carolina, 1980-1992
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1992-1995

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, May 27, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of North Carolina
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1973
Name of School - Second: 

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University

The mission of the Cumberland School of Law is to educate a diverse community of students with knowledge and practical skills, equipping them to become highly competent, ethical lawyers committed to professionalism and public service.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1976

Judicial Career

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

North Carolina Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/11/2011
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 1995-2004

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