History of the Federal Judiciary

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Simon, Michael Howard
Born 1956 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Ancer L. Haggerty. Confirmed by the Senate on June 21, 2011, and received commission on June 22, 2011.

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1978
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Trial attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1986
Private practice, Portland, Oregon, 1986-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, July 14, 2010; no Senate vote


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