History of the Federal Judiciary

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White, Helene N.
Born 1954 in Jackson Heights, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 15, 2008, to a seat vacated by Susan Bieke Neilson. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2008, and received commission on August 8, 2008.

Barnard College, A.B., 1975
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Charles L. Levin, Michigan Supreme Court, 1978-1980
Judge, Michigan District Court, Thirty-Sixth Judicial District, 1981-1983
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1983-1993
Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1993-2008


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