History of the Federal Judiciary


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Filip, Mark R.
Born 1966 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Harry D. Leinenweber. Confirmed by the Senate on February 4, 2004, and received commission on February 8, 2004. Service terminated on March 9, 2008, due to resignation.

Education:
University of Illinois, B.A., 1988
University of Oxford, Christ Church College, B.A., law, 1990
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Stephen F. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1992-1993
Law clerk, Hon. Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court of the United States, 1993-1994
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1994-1995, 1999-2004, 2009-
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1995-1999
Adjunct professor, Northwestern University School of Law, 1998-1999
Lecturer, University of Chicago Law School, 2000-2008
Deputy attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 2008-2009

 

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