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Manning, Blanche M.

Born 1934 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 5, 1994, to a seat vacated by Milton I. Shadur. Confirmed by the Senate on August 9, 1994, and received commission on August 10, 1994. Assumed senior status on February 1, 2010.

Chicago Teachers College (now Chicago State University), B.Ed., 1961
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, J.D., 1967
Roosevelt University, M.A., 1972
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1992

Professional Career:

Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1968-1973
Lecturer, Malcolm X Community College, 1970-1971
Supervisory trial attorney, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Chicago, Illinois, 1973-1977
General attorney, United Airlines, 1977-1978
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1978-1979
Adjunct professor, NCBL Community College of Law, 1978-1979
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1979-1987; associate judge, 1979-1986; circuit judge, 1986-1987
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 1987-1994
Adjunct professor, DePaul University College of Law, 1992-1994