03.10.11

Sen. Burr Congratulates Max Cogburn on Confirmation to U.S. District Court

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) issued the following statement on the confirmation of Max Cogburn to serve as United States District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina.

"Max Cogburn is an excellent choice to serve as District Judge for the Western District of our state, and I am pleased the Senate unanimously supported his confirmation today," Senator Burr said. "His vast experience - including serving as assistant U.S. attorney, chief assistant U.S. attorney, magistrate judge, and in private practice - makes him a well qualified nominee for this position. I appreciate the Senate Judiciary Committee acting swiftly to schedule a vote on this nominee. He will make an excellent addition to the Court."