History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Sutton, Jeffrey S.
Born 1960 in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by David A. Nelson. Confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 2003, and received commission on May 5, 2003.

Education:
Williams College, B.A., 1983
Ohio State University College of Law, LL.B., 1990

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Thomas Meskill, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1990-1991
Law clerk, Hon. Lewis Powell and Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1991-1992
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1992-1995, 1998-2003
Adjunct professor of law, Ohio State University College of Law, 1994-
Solicitor, State of Ohio, 1995-1998

 

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