History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Lee, John Zihun
Born 1968 in Aachen, Germany

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 10, 2011, to a seat vacated by David H. Coar. Confirmed by the Senate on May 7, 2012, and received commission on May 8, 2012.

Education:
Harvard University, A.B., 1989
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:
Trial attorney, Environment and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1992-1994
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1994-2012

 

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