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Name Neff, Janet T.
City Grand Rapids
State MI
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:

Neff, Janet T.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Neff, Janet T.
Born 1945 in Wilkinsburg, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by David W. McKeague. Confirmed by the Senate on July 9, 2007, and received commission on August 6, 2007.

Education:
University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1967
Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
Assistant city attorney, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1971-1973
Private practice, Michigan, 1973-1978, 1980-1988
Commissioner, Michigan Supreme Court, 1978-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Michigan, 1980
Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1989-2007

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, June 28, 2006; no Senate vote

compress summary

Case(s) JC-MI-0010 : Semelbauer v. Muskegon County


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