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Simon, Philip P.

Born 1962 in Pittsburgh, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 29, 2003, to a seat vacated by William C. Lee. Confirmed by the Senate on March 27, 2003, and received commission on March 27, 2003. Served as chief judge, 2010-2017.

University of Iowa, B.A., 1984
Indiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 1987

Professional Career:

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1987-1990
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Indiana, 1990-1997, 1999-2003; chief, Criminal Division, 1999-2003
Adjunct professor of law, Valparaiso University School of Law, 1996-1997, 1999-2000
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of Arizona, 1997-1999

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, September 26, 2008; no Senate vote