Louise Flanagan

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Louise Wood Flanagan
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Assumed office
July 18, 2003
Appointed byGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byJames C. Fox
Personal details
Born
Louise Wood Flanagan

1962 (age 56–57)
Richmond, Virginia
EducationWake Forest University (B.A.)
University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.)

Louise Wood Flanagan (born 1962) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Richmond, Virginia, Flanagan graduated from Wake Forest University with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 and later from University of Virginia School of Law with a Juris Doctor in 1988.

Career[edit]

Following law school graduation, Flanagan served as a law clerk for Judge Malcolm Jones Howard of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina from 1988 to 1989. She was a private practice attorney in Washington, D.C. from 1989 to 1990 and North Carolina from 1990 to 1999.

District court service[edit]

Between 1995 and 2003, Flanagan served as a United States Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Flanagan was nominated to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina by President George W. Bush on January 29, 2003 to a seat vacated by James Carroll Fox. She was confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 2003 and received her commission the next day.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flanagan, Louise W. - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
James Carroll Fox
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
2003–present
Incumbent