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Shadid, James Edward

Born 1957 in Peoria, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on January 5, 2011, to a seat vacated by Michael M. Mihm. Confirmed by the Senate on March 7, 2011, and received commission on March 10, 2011. Served as chief judge, 2012-2019.

Bradley University, B.S., 1979
John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, J.D., 1983

Professional Career:

Private practice, Peoria, Illinois, 1983-2001
Assistant public defender, Peoria County, Illinois, 1986-2001
Commissioner, Illinois Court of Claims, 1996-2001
Adjunct faculty, Bradley University, 2004-2011
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Tenth Judicial Circuit, 2001-2011

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois, May 27, 2010; no Senate vote