William D. Quarles Jr.

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Baltimore, MD
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Joseph C. Howard, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1979-1981
Private practice, 1981-1982
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Maryland, 1982-1986
Private practice, Baltimore, Maryland, 1986-1996
Associate judge, Maryland Circuit Court, Baltimore City, 1996-2003

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, June 2, 1992; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, September 12, 2002; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Community College of Baltimore
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1967
Name of School - Second: 
University of Maryland
Degree - Second: 
B.S.
Degree Year - Second: 
1976
Name of School - Third: 

Catholic University of America - School of Law

The School of Law at The Catholic University of America is committed to excellence in legal education within the profound intellectual tradition of the Church. Giving priority to the sacred dignity and uniqueness of each human person, the law school program is a standing invitation for men and women to pursue a professional calling fully informed by faith, moral inquiry and respect for the rule of law. The rigorous course of study embodies, in the words of the university's first rector, "the harmony between reason and revelation . . . [and] the genius of America."

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

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, District of Maryland
Court Name: 

Maryland District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
3/14/2003
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