(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 5/5/1943, in Atlantic City, NJ.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois.
Nominated by President William J. Clinton (Democrat) on 08/16/1994; confirmed by the Senate on 10/07/1994; received judicial commission on 10/11/1994.
As of April 2007, when this biographical material was gathered, Judge Gettleman remained on the federal bench. Education
Boston University, B.S./B.A., 1965.
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1968.Non-judicial Career
Staff law clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1968
Law clerk, Hon. Latham Castle, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1968-1969
Law clerk, Hon. Luther Swygert, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, 1970
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1970-1994