History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Scott, Jeanne E.
Born 1948 in Springfield, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on April 2, 1998, to a seat vacated by Richard Mills. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Service terminated on August 1, 2010, due to resignation.

Education:
Bradley University, B.A., 1970
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1973

Professional Career:
Assistant state's attorney, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1973-1978
Private practice, 1978-1979
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1979-1998; associate judge, 1979-1988; circuit judge, 1988-1998

 

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