Michelle Childs

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

NominatedJanuary 10, 2022

Judge J. Michelle Childs has served as a judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina since 2010. She was previously a partner at Nexsen Pruet, LLC.  She also was a state court trial judge, Commissioner on the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission, and Deputy Director of the Division of Labor at the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation. Childs received her B.A. from the University of South Florida in 1988, her M.A. in Personnel and Employment Relations from the University of South Carolina School of Business in 1991 and her J.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1991.