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Rovner, Ilana Kara Diamond

Born 1938 in Riga, Latvia

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on June 19, 1984, to a seat vacated by Joel Flaum. Confirmed by the Senate on September 12, 1984, and received commission on September 12, 1984. Service terminated on August 17, 1992, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on July 2, 1992, to a seat vacated by Harlington Wood Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on August 12, 1992, and received commission on August 17, 1992.

Bryn Mawr College, A.B., 1960
Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1966

Professional Career:

Legal researcher, Richard J. Phelan, Esq., Chicago, Illinois, 1971
Law clerk, Hon. James B. Parsons, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1972-1973
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1973-1977; deputy chief, Public Protection Unit, 1975-1976; chief, Public Protection Unit, 1976-1977
Deputy governor and legal counsel, Gov. James R. Thompson, Illinois, 1977-1984