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John Darrah

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Summary

Born 1938 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 11, 2000, to a seat vacated by George M. Marovich. Confirmed by the Senate on June 30, 2000, and received commission on July 14, 2000.

Education:
Loyola University Chicago, B.S., 1965
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1969

Professional Career:
Attorney advisor, Federal Trade Commission, 1969-1971
Deputy public defender, DuPage County, Illinois, 1971-1973
Private practice, Illinois, 1971-1973, 1976-1986
Adjunct professor, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1972-
Assistant state's attorney, Illinois, 1973-1976
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, 1986-2000

Professional Experience
Adjunct professor
Current
Northern Illinois University College of Law, 1972-present
Judge
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
- Current
Circuit court judge
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18th Judicial Circuit Court, Illinois
Private practice
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Illinois
Assistant state's attorney
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Office of State's Attorney, Illinois
Deputy public defender
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DuPage County Public Defender Office
Private practice
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Illinois
Attorney advisor
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Federal Trade Commission
Education
Loyola University School of Law
J.D.
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Loyola University
B.S.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse
219 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604
Telephone: (312) 435-5619