Clark Waddoups | Biography
A renowned and respected 15th Judge of United States District Court, Clark Waddoups was born in 1946 in Arco, Idaho. He held the responsibility as a judge on 26th September, 2008. As per his educational background, he completed his undergraduate degree from the Brigham Young University in the year 1970. In 1973, he held his juris doctorate degree from the ‘University of Utah’s Law School’. After completing his education, he started working as a trial lawyer specializing in the commercial litigation. While working as a lawyer, he has represented the clients in different industries like heavy manufacturing, broadcasting, automotive, banking, finance, oil and real estate. After working as a trial lawyer, he practiced for the large California law firm named O’Melveny & Myers. He worked in the law firm for the seven years. In the year 1973, he was appointed as a law clerk for United States federal judge, John Clifford Wallace. Prior working there, he was an active member of ‘Utah Supreme Court Advisory Committee’ on the Rules of Evidence. He also worked for the past President of A. Sherman Christensen American ‘Inn of Court’.
Clark was confirmed as a 15th Judge of United States District Court on 26th September, 2008 by the U.S. Senate. Since his appointment as a judge, he has been actively work in the more than 600 cases which includes contract, torts, real property, civil rights, bankruptcy, labor, intellectual property, and social security. He became the prominent personality because of his notable rulings and selected opinions. He rendered a 91 page decision striking down while in the case of Kody Brown and family complaint case in United States 10th District Court. He took a long time of eleven months to announce his decision. Kody Brown and family had filed a complaint in United States 10th District Court to challenge against Utah’s polygamy laws. Clark Waddoups blocked an immigration law that was signed by Gov. Gary Herbert in 2011. In the year 2009, he sentenced the two Davis School District employees named John and Susan Ross in the case of money laundering and fraud. They were found guilty and were punished by 36 months probation, $10000 fines, 3,000 hours of community service and $350,000 in restitution Waddroups has been currently presiding over the case of Rick Koerber in which he was accused in running an investment scam case. Koerber was punished with three counts mail fraud, tax evasion and wire fraud. However, in the year 2011 a federal grand jury took back his second indictment after which he was charged with six counts of fraud, two counts of money laundering and 10 counts of wire fraud.
Talking about his personal life, Waddoups has not spoken much about his personal life. Either he is married or not that’s still a mystery. He might have got married with someone but there is not any evidence found about his marital relation with any lady. Clark has not mentioned anything about his personal life information in any interview and television programs. Being in a respected position, he might want to keep his personal life away from the media. As far there is not any information about his true relationship status.
Clark has gained wide attention and fame from his good decision as a judge of United States District Court. He has a dashing personality. Even crossing the age of 60, he is still actively working in his profession. He is giving full justice to his work with his true dedication. Clark might have gathered huge amount of net worth which he has not exposed in the media yet. More about this respected personality can be extracted from the wiki and other internet sites.