History of the Federal Judiciary

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Adams, John R.
Born 1955 in Orrville, OH

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by George Washington White. Confirmed by the Senate on February 10, 2003, and received commission on February 12, 2003.

Bowling Green State University, B.S., 1978
University of Akron School of Law, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. W. F. Spicer, Summit County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1983-1984
Private practice, Ohio, 1984-1999
Assistant prosecutor, Summit County, Ohio, 1986-1989
Judge, Summit County [Ohio] Court of Common Pleas, 1999-2003

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, October 10, 2002; no Senate vote


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