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. 

Education:
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

Professional Career:
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