History of the Federal Judiciary


  U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Michigan

   Judges of the Western District of Michigan
Neff, Janet T.
Born 1945 in Wilkinsburg, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Nominated by George W. Bush on March 19, 2007, to a seat vacated by David W. McKeague. Confirmed by the Senate on July 9, 2007, and received commission on August 6, 2007.

Education:
University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 1967
Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1970

Professional Career:
Assistant city attorney, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1971-1973
Private practice, Michigan, 1973-1978, 1980-1988
Commissioner, Michigan Supreme Court, 1978-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Michigan, 1980
Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1989-2007

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, June 28, 2006; no Senate vote

 

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