History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Gerrard, John Melvin
Born 1953 in Schuyler, NE

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Nebraska
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 4, 2011, to a seat vacated by Richard George Kopf. Confirmed by the Senate on January 23, 2012, and received commission on February 6, 2012.

Education:
Nebraska Wesleyan University, B.S., 1976
University of Arizona, M.P.A., 1977
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1981

Professional Career:
Private practice, Norfolk, Nebraska, 1981-1995
Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court, 1995-2012

 

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