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Bataillon, Joseph F.
Born 1949 in Omaha, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by William J. Clinton on January 7, 1997, to a seat vacated by Lyle E. Strom. Confirmed by the Senate on September 11, 1997, and received commission on September 18, 1997. Served as chief judge, 2004-2011. Assumed senior status on October 3, 2014.

Creighton University, B.A., 1971
Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:
Deputy public defender, Douglas County, Nebraska, 1974-1980
Private practice, Omaha, Nebraska, 1980-1997

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, March 6, 1996; no Senate vote


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