Judge Allyson K. Duncan

Born 1951 in Durham, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Samuel J. Ervin III; Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 2003, and received commission on August 15, 2003.

Hampton University, B.A., 1972
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Associate editor, Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Company, 1976-1977
Law clerk, Hon. Julia Cooper Mack, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1977-1978
Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1978-1986
Associate professor, North Carolina Central University School of Law, 1986-1990
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 1990
Commissioner, North Carolina Utilities Commission, 1991-1998
Private practice, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1998-2003