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Cole, Douglas Russell

Born 1964 in Janesville, WI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on May 13, 2019, to a seat vacated by Susan J. Dlott. Confirmed by the Senate on December 4, 2019, and received commission on December 5, 2019.

Ripon College, B.A., 1986
University of Wisconsin, B.S.E.E., 1988
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1993

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Frank H. Easterbrook, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 1993-1994
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1994-1997
Visiting assistant professor of law, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1997-1998
Private practice, Columbus, Ohio, 1998-2000, 2006-2019
Assistant professor of law, Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, 2000-2003
Solicitor, State of Ohio, 2003-2006