Richard G. Andrews

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Richard Gibson Andrews
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
Assumed office
November 7, 2011
Appointed by Barack Obama
Preceded by Joseph James Farnan, Jr.
Personal details
Born Richard Gibson Andrews
1955 (age 61–62)
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Education Haverford College B.A.
UC Berkeley School of Law J.D.

Richard Gibson Andrews (born 1955) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. He is a former Delaware state prosecutor and Assistant United States Attorney.

Early life and education[edit]

Andrews earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College in 1977 and a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1981.[1] From 1981 until 1982, Andrews served as a law clerk for Judge Collins J. Seitz on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.[1][2]

Professional career[edit]

From 1983 until 2006, Andrews worked as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Delaware.[1] In 2007, Andrews was chosen as state prosecutor for the state of Delaware.[1][2]

Federal judicial service[edit]

On May 11, 2011, President Barack Obama nominated Andrews to a seat on the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, to fill the vacancy created when Judge Joseph James Farnan, Jr. retired on July 31, 2010.[2] On September 8, 2011, the Senate Judiciary Committee reported his nomination to the Senate floor by voice vote. On November 3, 2011, the Senate confirmed Andrews by unanimous consent. He received his commission on November 7, 2011.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Press release (May 11, 2011). "President Obama Nominates Three for District Court Bench". Office of the White House Press Secretary. Retrieved June 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Andrews, Richard Gibson - Federal Judicial Center". www.fjc.gov. 

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Joseph James Farnan, Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware
2011–present
Incumbent