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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. Assumed senior status on December 26, 2023.

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