Judge Griffith

Born: July 5, 1954
Yokohama, Japan

Thomas Beall Griffith

Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 14, 2005; Confirmed by the Senate on June 14, 2005, and received commission on June 29, 2005.

Brigham Young University, B.A., 1978
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1985

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Jonathan Linton is known for creating uniquely resonant fine art portraits as well as intriguingly conceptual figurative paintings. His artwork has won numerous awards and hangs in national and international collections. He has also illustrated two national best-selling children’s books and has been featured in various magazines, including International Artist, Family Circle, The Artist’s Magazine, New York Magazine, Business Week, and American Art Collector, among others.

Jonathan received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Brigham Young University and continued his studies in New York City and Florence, Italy. Jonathan and his wife have five children and live in the Washington D.C. area.

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Professional Career:

Private practice, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1985-1989
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1989-1995, 1999-2000
Senate legal counsel, United States Senate, 1995-1999
General counsel, Brigham Young University, 2000-2005