Richard Leroy Williams

Personal

Birthday: 
4/6/1923
Birthplace: 
Morrisville, VA
Date of Death: 
2/19/2011
Place of Death: 
Richmond, VA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Air Force, 1940-1945
Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1951-1972, 1976-1980
Judge, Virginia Circuit Court, City of Richmond, 1972-1976
Lecturer, University of Virginia School of Law, 1973-1976

Education

Name of School: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1951

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Court Name: 

Virginia Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/30/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/1/1992
Termination Date: 
2/19/2011
Termination Reason: 
Death
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