History of the Federal Judiciary

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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.

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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