Sep 06 2007
Graham, DeMint Support Nominee
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WASHINGTON – South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced President Bush has nominated Steve A. Matthews to serve on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Matthews will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge William ‘Billy’ Wilkins of Greenville. The Fourth Circuit covers the states of
“Steve Matthews is an outstanding choice,” said Graham. “He has a keen legal mind and is a man of integrity. I fully support him and hope the Senate will give him a quick and fair hearing.”
"I'm proud to support Steve Matthews and I hope he will be confirmed quickly," said Senator Jim DeMint. "Steve has the experience, intellect and integrity necessary to serve on one of our nation's highest courts. He will be a strong addition to the Fourth Circuit."
Matthews is the Managing Director of Haynesworth, Sinkler, and Boyd in
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Matthews practiced with the
Mr. Matthews has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the