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. Served as chief judge, 2016-present.

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

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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