History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Michelson, Laurie Jill
Born 1967 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 6, 2014, to a seat vacated by George Caram Steeh III. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2014, and received commission on March 14, 2014.

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2011-2014

University of Michigan, A.B., 1989
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1992

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Cornelia G. Kennedy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1992-1993
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1993-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, July 25, 2013; no Senate vote


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