Robert James Conrad Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1958
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, 1983-1988
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of North Carolina, 1989-2001
U.S. attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, 2001-2005

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, April 28, 2003; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, July 17, 2007; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Clemson University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1980
Name of School - Second: 

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 - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1983

Judicial Career

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

North Carolina Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/2/2005
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