Born 1965 in Urbana, IL
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on May 6, 2013, to a seat vacated by Michael Patrick McCuskey. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 2013, and received commission on October 8, 2013.
University of Illinois, B.A., 1986
University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Central District of Illinois, 1989-2013; Urbana branch supervisor, 2007-2010; first assistant U.S. attorney, 2010-2013