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Name O'Kelley, William Clark
City Atlanta
State GA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

O`Kelley, William Clark
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

O`Kelley, William Clark
Born 1930 in Atlanta, GA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 1970, and received commission on October 16, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1988-1994. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1996.

Education:
Emory University, A.B., 1951
Emory University School of Law, LL.B., 1953

Professional Career:
U.S. Air Force, 1953-1957
U.S. Air Force Reserve, 1957-1966
Private practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1957-1959, 1961-1970
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1959-1961
Special hearing officer, U.S. Department of Justice, 1962-1968

compress summary

Case(s) FH-GA-0005 : United States v. Northside Realty Assoc., Inc.
JC-GA-0027 : Hicks v. Moore
SD-GA-0002 : Freeman v. Pitts


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