History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Pallmeyer, Rebecca R.
Born 1954 in Tokyo, Japan

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat vacated by William T. Hart. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1991-1998

Valparaiso University, B.A., 1976
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Rosalie E. Wahl, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1979-1980
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1980-1985
Administrative law judge, Illinois Human Rights Commission, 1986-1991


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