History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Coleman, Sharon Johnson
Born 1960 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 24, 2010, to a seat vacated by Mark R. Filip. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 2010, and received commission on July 13, 2010.

Education:
Northern Illinois University, B.A., 1981
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1984

Professional Career:
Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1984-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1989-1993
Deputy state's attorney and chief of Public Interest Bureau, Cook County, Illinois, 1993-1996
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1996-2008
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 2008-2010

 

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