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Lawson, David M.

Born 1951 in Detroit, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 5, 1999, to a seat vacated by Avern Cohn. Confirmed by the Senate on May 24, 2000, and received commission on June 2, 2000.

Education:
University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1973
Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1976

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. James Ryan, Michigan Supreme Court, 1976-1977
Private practice, 1977-1994
Special assistant attorney general and special prosecutor, one-man grand jury, Oakland County, Michigan, 1978-1980
Special prosecutor, Livingston County, Michigan, 1991-1993
Private practice, Birmingham, Michigan, 1994-2000