Judge James A. Wynn, Jr.
Born 1954 in Robersonville, NC
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 4, 2009, to a seat vacated by James Dickson Phillips, Jr.; Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, and received commission on August 10, 2010.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1975
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1979
University of Virginia Law School, LL.M., 1995
U.S. Navy, JAG Corps, captain, 1979-1983, reserve captain, 1983-2009
Assistant appellate defender, Office of Appellate Defender, North Carolina, 1983-1984
Private practice, Wilson and Greenville, North Carolina, 1984-1990
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 1990-1998, 1999-2010
Associate justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1998