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Name Seymour, Margaret B.
City Columbia
State SC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race African-American
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Seymour, Margaret B.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Seymour, Margaret B.
Born 1947 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by William J. Clinton on September 9, 1998, to a seat vacated by William B. Traxler. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2012-2013. Assumed senior status on January 16, 2013.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina, 1996-1998

Education:
Howard University, B.A., 1969
American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1977

Professional Career:
Equal opportunity specialist, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1972-1979
Equal opportunity specialist, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1979-1980
Attorney, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1980-1988
Private practice, 1988-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of South Carolina, 1990-1996
U.S. attorney (interim) for the District of South Carolina, 1993, 1996

compress summary

Case(s) PC-KS-0003 : Smith v. Maschner
PC-SC-0002 : Nelson v. Leeke
SD-SC-0002 : United States v. Allendale County School District


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