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Durkin, Thomas Michael

Born 1953 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 21, 2012, to a seat vacated by Wayne R. Andersen. Confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 2012, and received commission on December 19, 2012.

Education:
University of Illinois, B.S., 1975
DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1978

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. Stanley J. Roszkowski, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1978-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1980-1993
     Deputy chief, Special Prosecutions Division, 1988
     Chief, Criminal Receiving and Appellate Division, 1989
     Chief, Special Prosecutions Division, 1990
     First assistant U.S. attorney, 1991-1993
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1993-2012