Hon. William H. Pryor Jr.

U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Eleventh Circuit

Mobile, Alabama

Date of Appointment:
June 10, 2005

Entered on Duty:
February 20, 2004

Chief Judge:
June 3, 2020 - Present

Northeast Louisiana University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1984
Tulane University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1987

Professional Career:
Law Clerk, Hon. John Minor Wisdom, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1987-1988
Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O'Neal (Birmingham, Alabama 1988 - 1991)
Walston, Stabler, Wells, Anderson & Bains (Birmingham, Alabama 1991 - 1995)
Adjunct Professor, Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, 1989-1995, 2013-present
Deputy Attorney General, Alabama, 1995-1997
State Attorney General, Alabama, 1997-2004
Visiting Professor, University of Alabama School of Law, 2006-present
Commissioner, U.S Sentencing Commission, 2013-2018

Professional Organizations:
Member of the American Law Institute
Member of the Board of Advisory Editors of the Tulane Law Review