Date: April 12, 2005Time: 7:00 p.m.Place: Spanky's Restaurant
Judge Sentelle was appointed United States Circuit Judge in October 1987. He is a 1968 graduate of the University of North Carolina Law School. Following law school, he practiced with the firm of Ussell & Dumont until he became an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Charlotte, N.C. in 1970. From 1974 to 1977, he served as a North Carolina State District Judge but left the bench in 1977 to become a partner with the firm of Tucker, Hicks, Sentelle, Moon & Hodge. In 1985, Judge Sentelle joined the U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, in Asheville, where he served until his appointment to the D.C. Circuit. Judge Sentelle is the Presiding Judge of the Special Division for the Purpose of Appointing Independent Counsels (1992-present). Judge Sentelle serves as President of the Edward Bennett Williams Inn of the American Inns of Court.