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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.

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