U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit
Born:
Augusta, Georgia
Date of Appointment:
September 18, 1997
Entered on Duty:
October 3, 1997
Education:
University of Reading, 1968-1969;
Randolph-Macon Woman's College, B.A., 1966-1968, 1969-1970;
Emory University School of Law, J.D., (cum laude), 1973, Order of the Coif and Notes and Comments Editor on the law review.
Previous Employment:
Law Clerk to the Honorable Elbert P. Tuttle, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1973-1974; associate, Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, 1974-1980; partner Powell, Goldstein, Frazer & Murphy, 1980-1984; Judge, State Court of Fulton County, GA, 1984-1990; Judge, Superior Court of Fulton County, GA, 1990-1994; U.S. District Judge, Northern District of Georgia, 1994-1997.
Committee Appointments/Professional Organizations:
Member, Codes of Conduct Commmittee for U.S. Judicial Conference, 2002-present; Federal Judges Association; American Judicature Society; Fellow, American Bar Foundation; Fellow, Georgia Bar Foundation; Honorary Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers; Georgia Women's Forum; Altar Guild, Cathedral of St. Philip Episcipal Church; Leadership Atlanta, 1987-present.