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Kirsch, Thomas Lee II

Born 1974 in Hammond, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on November 16, 2020, to a seat vacated by Amy Coney Barrett. Confirmed by the Senate on December 15, 2020, and received commission on December 17, 2020.

Indiana University, B.A., 1996
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1999

Professional Career:

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1999-2000, 2008-2017
Law clerk, Hon. John D. Tinder, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2000-2001
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Indiana, 2001-2008
Counsel to the assistant attorney general, Office of Legal Policy, U.S. Department of Justice (on detail), 2006-2007
U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, 2017-2020