University of Michigan Law School
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Name Lefkow, Joan Humphrey
City Chicago
State IL
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Judge : Federal, Magistrate
Race White
Gender F
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Lefkow, Joan Humphrey
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Lefkow, Joan Humphrey
Born 1944 in Rural Nemaha County, KS

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 11, 2000, to a seat vacated by Anne C. Williams. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 2000, and received commission on July 11, 2000. Assumed senior status on September 1, 2012.

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1982-1997
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Illinois, 1997-2000

Education:
Wheaton College, Illinois, A.B., 1965
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1971

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Thomas E. Fairchild, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1971-1972
Staff attorney, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, Inc., 1972-1975
Administrative law judge, Illinois Fair Employment Practices Commission, 1975-1979
Instructor, University of Miami Law School, 1980-1981
Executive director, Cook County Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., 1981-1982

compress summary

Case(s) EE-IL-0324 : Bolden v. Walsh Group
FH-IL-0011 : Buycks-Roberson v. Citibank Fed. Sav. Bank
JC-IL-0047 : Smentek v. Sheriff of Cook County
PB-IL-0006 : Colbert v. Blagojevich
PN-IL-0007 : Alliance to End Repression v. City of Chicago


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