Aspen, Marvin E.
- Born 1934 in Chicago, IL
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on April 30, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1995-2002. Assumed senior status on July 1, 2002.
Northwestern University, B.S., 1956
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., 1958
Law clerk, Court of Claims Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1958
Illinois National Guard, 1958-1960
U.S. Air Force Reserve airman, 1960-1964
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1958-1959, 1971
Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1960-1963
Assistant corporation counsel, head of Appeals and Review Division, Chicago, Illinois, 1963-1971
Adjunct professor of law, Northwestern University, 1969-
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1971-1979