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Pallmeyer, Rebecca R.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on July 31, 1997, to a seat vacated by William T. Hart. Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received commission on October 22, 1998. Served as chief judge, 2019-present.
Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 1991-1998
Valparaiso University, B.A., 1976
University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1979
Law clerk, Hon. Rosalie E. Wahl, Minnesota Supreme Court, 1979-1980
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1980-1985
Administrative law judge, Illinois Human Rights Commission, 1986-1991
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 2019-present