Norman K. Moon
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Assumed office
July 1, 2010
Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
In office
November 7, 1997 – July 1, 2010
Appointed byBill Clinton
Preceded byJackson L. Kiser
Succeeded byMichael F. Urbanski
Personal details
Born1936 (age 84–85)
Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
EducationUniversity of Virginia (B.A., J.D., LL.M.)

Norman K. Moon (born 1936) is an American judge. After engaging in the practice of law, Moon served as a trial-court judge in Virginia and on the Court of Appeals of Virginia before being appointed as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in 1997. He took senior status in 2010.

Education and career

Born in Lynchburg, Virginia, Moon received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia in 1959 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1962. He was in private practice in Lynchburg from 1962 to 1974. He was a judge on the Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit of Virginia from 1974 to 1985, serving as Chief Judge from 1983 to 1984. He was a judge on the Court of Appeals of Virginia from 1985 to 1997, serving as Chief Judge from 1993 to 1997. He received a LL.M. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1988.[1]

Federal judicial service

On October 8, 1997, Moon was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia vacated by Jackson L. Kiser. Moon was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 7, 1997, and received his commission on November 12, 1997. He took senior status on July 1, 2010.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Moon, Norman K., Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, Federal Judicial Center.
Legal offices Preceded byJackson L. Kiser Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia 1997–2010 Succeeded byMichael F. Urbanski