University of Michigan Law School
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Name Nielson, Howard Curtis Jr.
City Washington
State DC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Attorney
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1968 in Provo, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Jan 30, 2020:

Born 1968 in Provo, UT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Utah
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Brian Theadore Stewart. Confirmed by the Senate on May 22, 2019, and received commission on June 12, 2019.

Education:
Brigham Young University, B.A., 1992
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1997

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. J. Michael Luttig, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1997-1998
Law clerk, Hon. Anthony M. Kennedy, Supreme Court of the United States, 1998-1999
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1999-2001, 2005-2019
U.S. Department of Justice, 2001-2005; special assistant to the deputy attorney general, 2001; counsel to the Attorney General, 2001-2003; deputy assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Counsel, 2003-2005
J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 2007-2014; lecturer, 2007-2009; distinguished lecturer, 2009-2014
Legal consultant, The Boeing Company, 2008-2014

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, September 28, 2017; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) PB-CA-0029 : Hollingsworth v. Perry

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