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Name Durkin, Thomas Michael
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Durkin, Thomas Michael
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Durkin, Thomas Michael
Born 1953 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 21, 2012, to a seat vacated by Wayne R. Andersen. Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 2012, and received commission on December 19, 2012.

Education:
University of Illinois, B.S., 1975
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Stanley J. Roszkowski, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1978-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1980-1993; deputy chief, Special Prosecutions Division, 1988; chief, Criminal Receiving and Appellate Division, 1989; chief, Special Prosecutions Division, 1990;
   first assistant U.S. attorney, 1991-1993
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1993-2012

compress summary

Case(s) FA-IL-0005 : Ozinga v. Sebelius
PB-IL-0012 : Gray v. Orr
PC-IL-0030 : Sorrentino v. Godinez


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