Richard W. Story

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Richard W. Story
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Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Assumed office
February 4, 1998
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by William C. O'Kelley
Personal details
Born Richard W. Story
1953 (age 63–64)
Augusta, Georgia
Education LaGrange College B.A.
University of Georgia School of Law J.D.

Richard W. Story (born 1953) is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

Education and career[edit]

Story was born in Augusta, Georgia. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from LaGrange College in 1975 and a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1978. Story was in private practice in Gainesville, Georgia from 1978 to 1986. He was a part-time special assistant attorney general of Georgia from 1980 to 1984.

Judicial service[edit]

Story was a part-time Judge, Juvenile Court of Hall County, Georgia from 1985 to 1986. He was a Chief Judge, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, Superior Court of Georgia from 1986 to 1997.

Story is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Story was nominated by President Bill Clinton on September 15, 1997, to a seat vacated by William C. O'Kelley. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on January 28, 1998, and received his commission on February 4, 1998.

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
William C. O'Kelley
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
1998–present
Incumbent