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Name Myerscough, Sue Ellen
City Springfield
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Myerscough, Sue Ellen
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Myerscough, Sue Ellen
Born 1951 in Springfield, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Jeanne E. Scott. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 2011, and received commission on March 14, 2011.

Education:
Southern Illinois University, B.A., 1973
Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Harold A. Baker, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1980-1981
Private practice, Springfield, Illinois, 1981-1987
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1987-1998; associate judge, 1987-1990; circuit judge, 1990-1998
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, Fourth District, 1998-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, October 11, 1995; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, June 17, 2010; nomination withdrawn by president, July 14, 2010
Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, July 14, 2010; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) EE-IL-0328 : Groesch v. City of Springfield


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