Richard Gergel

Richard Gergel is a federal district judge in Charleston, South Carolina, who sits in the same courtroom as Judge J. Waties Waring was formerly a soldier. Judge Gergel is a native of Columbia, South Carolina, who graduated from Duke University with a bachelor's degree and a law degree. In Search of the Tree of Life: A History of the Early Jews of Columbia, South Carolina, he co-authored with his wife, Dr. Belinda Gergel.