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.

Education:
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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