Judge DeAndrea Benjamin

On August 10, 2022, President Biden nominated Judge DeAndrea Benjamin to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Court to the seat vacated by Judge Henry Floyd. She is a lifelong resident of Columbia, South Carolina with deep ties to the community and an extensive career on the bench. When confirmed on February 9, 2023, Judge Benjamin became the second woman of color to serve on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.