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M. Blane Michael

Biography of M. Blane Michael

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Michael
  • First Name: M.
  • Middle Name: Blane
  • Date of Birth: February , 17 , 1943
  • Place of Birth (POB): Charleston , South Carolina (US-SC, SC, 45, S.C., S. Car.)
  • Date of Death: March , 25 , 2011
  • Place of Death (POD): Charleston , West Virginia (US-WV, WV, 54, W. Va., W.V., W. Virg.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

M. Blane Michael Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: William J. Clinton ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/06/1993
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Sprouse , James Marshall
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/06/1993
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/30/1993
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/30/1993
  • Commission Date: 10/01/1993
  • Date of Termination: 03/25/2011
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

M. Blane Michael in the Law School

  • Name of School: West Virginia University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1965

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): New York University School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1968

M. Blane Michael Career Path


  • Private practice, New York City, 1968-1971
  • Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1971-1972
  • Special assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of West Virginia, 1972
  • Private practice, Petersburg, West Virginia, 1973-1975
  • Law clerk, Hon. Robert Maxwell, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 1975-1976
  • Counsel, Gov. John D. Rockefeller IV, West Virginia, 1977-1980
  • Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1981-1993


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