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White, Helene N.
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 15, 2008, to a seat vacated by Susan Bieke Neilson. Confirmed by the Senate on June 24, 2008, and received commission on August 8, 2008.
Barnard College, A.B., 1975
University of Pennsylvania Law School (now Carey Law School), J.D., 1978
Law clerk, Hon. Charles L. Levin, Michigan Supreme Court, 1978-1980
Judge, Michigan District Court, Thirty-Sixth Judicial District, 1981-1983
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1983-1993
Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1993-2008
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, January 7, 1997; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, January 26, 1999; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, January 3, 2001; nomination withdrawn by president, March 19, 2001