History of the Federal Judiciary


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Magnus-Stinson, Jane Elizabeth
Born 1958 in LaCrosse, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 20, 2010, to a seat vacated by Larry J. McKinney. Confirmed by the Senate on June 7, 2010, and received commission on June 9, 2010.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2007-2010

Education:
Butler University, B.A., 1979
Indiana University School of Law -- Indianapolis (now McKinney School of Law), J.D., 1983

Professional Career:
Private practice, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1983-1990
Adjunct faculty, Indiana University School of Law, 1988-1995, 2000
Office of Gov. Evan Bayh, Indiana, 1991-1995; executive assistant, 1991; counsel, 1991-1995; deputy chief of staff, 1994-1995
Judge, Marion County [Indiana] Superior Court, 1995-2007

 

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