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Name Biggs, Loretta Copeland
City Atlanta
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Biggs, Loretta Copeland
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Biggs, Loretta Copeland
Born 1954 in Atlanta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by Barack Obama on September 18, 2014, to a seat vacated by James A. Beaty, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 2014, and received commission on December 19, 2014.

Education:
Spelman College, B.A., 1976
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Staff counsel, The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979-1982
Assistant district attorney, Forsyth County, North Carolina, 1984-1987
Judge, North Carolina District Court, Twenty-First Judicial District, 1987-1994
Assistant U.S. attorney, Middle District of North Carolina, 1994-2001; executive assistant U.S. attorney, 1997-2001
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 2001-2002
Private practice, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 2003-2014

Given name at birth: Loretta Yvonne Copeland

compress summary

Case(s) ED-NC-0001 : Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina


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