Allison Jones Rushing Biography
A native of Hendersonville, North Carolina, Allison Jones Rushing is an American attorney and jurist.
She serves as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Jones Rushing was nominated for the position in August 2018 by President Donald Trump. She was later confirmed by the Senate in March 2019.
Allison Jones Rushing Education
Jones Rushing attended East Henderson High School in East Flat Rock, North Carolina. She later went on and joined Wake Forest University.
At Wake Forest University, Jones Rushing graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in music in 2004.
She went on to earn a Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the Duke University School of Law in 2007. While there, she also served as executive editor of the Duke Law Journal.
Jones was s a law student intern at the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) in 2005. ADF is a conservative Christian nonprofit organization.
Allison Jones Rushing Age
Jones Rushing was born in 1982. She is 38 years old as of 2020.
Allison Jones Rushing Parents
Jones Rushing is yet to share any information regarding her parents. She has managed to keep her family private and away from the limelight.
Allison Jones Rushing Husband
Jones is married to her husband Blake Rushing. She and Balke gt married in 2016. At the moment, there is no more information available about her husband and their marriage.
Allison Jones Rushing Children
It is not yet known whether Jones and her husband Blake, have any children together.
Allison Jones Rushing Law Career
Jones began her career after graduating where she clerked for then-Judge Neil Gorsuch, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit for a whole year.
LAter from 2008 to 2009. she clerked for Judge David B. Sentelle of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Allison Jones Rushing Williams & Connolly
Jones was an associate at Williams & Connolly from 2009 to 2010. She later went to clerk Associate Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States during the 2010–2011 term.
Later in 2011, Jones joined Williams & Connolly again in the Washington, D.C. office under Kannon Shanmugam. In January 2017, she was named a partner.
Jones eventually left the firm after being appointed to the Fourth Circuit.
Allison Jones Rushing Fourth Circuit / Federal Judicial Service
Jones was nominated by President Donald Trump on August 27, 2018, to serve as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
A hearing on her nomination was held before the Senate Judiciary Committee on October 17, 2018. Later on, January 3, 2019, Jones nomination was returned to the President under Rule XXXI, Paragraph 6 of the United States Senate.
President Trump later announced his intent to renominate Rushing for a federal judgeship on January 23, 2019, and her nomination was sent to the Senate later that day.
Jones received her judicial commission on March 21, 2019, after the Senate voted to confirm her by a 53–44 vote on March 5, 2019.
Allison Jones Rushing Supreme Court
On September 9, 2020, Jones was named by President Trump as a potential choice to fill a Supreme Court vacancy if one should open.