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Name Kocoras, Charles Petros
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:

Kocoras, Charles Petros
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Kocoras, Charles Petros
Born 1938 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 2, 1980, to a seat vacated by Alfred Y. Kirkland. Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 1980, and received commission on September 30, 1980. Served as chief judge, 2002-2006. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2006.

Education:
DePaul University, B.S., 1961
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Illinois Army National Guard, 1961-1967
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1969-1971, 1979-1980
First assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1971-1977
Adjunct professor, John Marshall Law School, 1975-
Chairman, Illinois Commerce Commission, 1977-1979

compress summary

Case(s) ED-IL-0002 : Doe v. Oak Park
ED-IL-0003 : Marie O. v. Edgar
EE-IL-0281 : Latuga v. Hooters Inc.
EE-IL-0298 : Bennett v. Schmidt
FH-IL-0006 : Milton v. Bancplus Mortgage Corporation
IM-IL-0011 : Ptasinska v. U.S. Department of State
PC-IL-0005 : Green v. Peters


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