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Name Flaum, Joel Martin
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:

Flaum, Joel Martin
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Flaum, Joel Martin
Born 1936 in Hudson, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Gerald Ford on November 18, 1974, to a seat vacated by Philip W. Tone. Confirmed by the Senate on December 18, 1974, and received commission on December 20, 1974. Service terminated on June 1, 1983, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 14, 1983, to a seat vacated by Robert Arthur Sprecher. Confirmed by the Senate on May 4, 1983, and received commission on May 5, 1983. Served as chief judge, 2000-2006.

Education:
Union College, B.A., 1958
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1963
Northwestern University School of Law, LL.M., 1964

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, JAG Corps, 1981-1992
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1964-1965
Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1965-1969
Lecturer, Northwestern University School of Law, 1967-1969
Associate director, Police Legal Advisory Program, Northwestern University School of Law, 1967-1968
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1972; first assistant attorney general, 1970-1972
First assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1972-1975

compress summary

Case(s) ED-WI-0001 : Jamie S. v. Milwaukee Public Schools
EE-IL-0280 : Varner v. Illinois State University
EE-IL-0309 : Puffer v. Allstate Insurance Company
EE-IL-0321 : Walker v. Monsanto Co. Pension Plan
EE-WI-0058 : International Union v. Johnson Controls, Inc.
FA-IL-0006 : Korte v. United States Department of Health and Human Services
FA-IL-0008 : Shakman v. Democratic Organization of Cook County
FA-IN-0004 : Grote Industries v. Sebelius
FA-IN-0005 : University of Notre Dame v. Sebelius
FA-WI-0001 : Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Geithner
IM-IL-0013 : Shvartsman v. Callahan
JC-IL-0023 : Kraushaar v. Flanigan
JC-IN-0021 : Olson v. Brown
JI-IL-0003 : Doe v. Cook County
PB-IL-0008 : Bertrand v. Maram
PC-IL-0002 : Williams v. Lane
PC-IL-0014 : Lightfoot v. Walker
PC-IL-0022 : Bruscino v. Carlson
PC-IN-0003 : French v. Miller
PC-IN-0006 : Taifa v. Bayh
PC-IN-0008 : Moore v. Final Reviewing Auth.
PC-WI-0007 : Freedom from Religion Foundation v. Gonzales
PC-WI-0008 : Gilles v. Litscher
PN-IL-0003 : Chavez v. Illinois State Police
PN-IL-0009 : Lopez v. City of Chicago


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