Malcolm Jones Howard

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Malcolm Jones Howard
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Assumed office
December 31, 2005
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
In office
February 26, 1988 – December 31, 2005
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Personal details
Born Malcolm Jones Howard
1939 (age 78–79)
Kinston, North Carolina
Education United States Military Academy (B.S.)
Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D.)

Malcolm Jones Howard (born 1939) is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Kinston, North Carolina, Howard received a Bachelor of Science degree from United States Military Academy at West Point in 1962 and a Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1970. From 1962 to 1972, he served as a major in the United States Army. He was a legislative counsel for the United States Secretary of the Army, from 1971 to 1972. After his military service, he worked as general counsel and marketing manager for Dixon Marketing, Inc. in Kinston in 1972. He was an Assistant United States Attorney of the Eastern District of North Carolina from 1973 to 1974. In 1974, he was a deputy special counsel of the Executive Office of the President of the United States. He was in private practice in Greenville, North Carolina from 1975 to 1988, and was a civilian aide to the United States Secretary of the Army for North Carolina, from 1986 to 1988.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

Howard was nominated by President Ronald Reagan on September 10, 1987, to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 25, 1988, and received commission on February 26, 1988. He assumed senior status on December 31, 2005. Howard served as a Judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court from 2005 to 2012.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Seat established by 98 Stat. 333
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
1988–2005
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