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Conlon, Suzanne B.

Born 1939 in Portland, OR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on April 2, 1987, to a seat vacated by Thomas R. McMillen. Confirmed by the Senate on February 19, 1988, and received commission on February 22, 1988. Assumed senior status on April 17, 2004.

Mundelein College, B.A., 1963
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1968
University of London, Diploma in Foreign and Comparative Law, 1971

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Edwin Robson, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1968-1971
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1972-1975
Faculty, DePaul University, 1972-1975; assistant professor, 1972-1973; lecturer, 1973-1975
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1976-1977, 1982-1986
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of California, 1977-1982
Assistant general counsel, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1986
Executive director, U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1986-1987
Special counsel to associate attorney general Stephen S. Trott, U.S. Department of Justice, 1988
Adjunct professor, Northwestern University School of Law, 1991-