William Lindsay Osteen Jr.

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William Lindsay Osteen Jr.
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Assumed office
November 1, 2012
Preceded by James A. Beaty, Jr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Assumed office
September 19, 2007
Appointed by George W. Bush
Preceded by William Lindsay Osteen, Sr.
Personal details
Born 1960 (age 61–62)
Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
Alma mater University of North Carolina
University of North Carolina School of Law

William Lindsay Osteen Jr. (born 1960) is the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Osteen was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He received a B.S. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1983. He received a J.D. from University of North Carolina School of Law in 1987. He was in private practice of law in Greensboro, North Carolina from 1987 to 2007.

Osteen serves as a federal judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Osteen was nominated by President George W. Bush on January 9, 2007, to a seat vacated by his father, William L. Osteen, Sr. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on September 10, 2007, and received his commission on September 19, 2007. He became Chief Judge on November 1, 2012.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
James A. Beaty, Jr.
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
2012–present
Incumbent
Preceded by
William Lindsay Osteen, Sr.
Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
2007–present