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Name Cogburn, Max Oliver Jr.
City Asheville
State NC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1951 in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1951 in Cambridge, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Lacy H. Thornburg. Confirmed by the Senate on March 10, 2011, and received commission on March 11, 2011.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, 1995-2004

Education:
University of North Carolina, B.A., 1973
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Private practice, Asheville, North Carolina, 1976-1980, 1995, 2004-2011
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of North Carolina, 1980-1992
Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1992-1995

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, May 27, 2010; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) PB-NC-0006 : General Synod of the United Church of Christ v. Cooper

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