Born 1950 in South Bend, IN
Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on October 23, 1985, to a new seat authorized by 98 Stat. 333. Confirmed by the Senate on December 16, 1985, and received commission on December 17, 1985. Served as chief judge, 2003-2010.
Northwestern University, B.A., 1972
Indiana University School of Law -- Indianapolis (now McKinney School of Law), J.D., 1975
Law clerk, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 1975
Judge, St. Joseph County [Indiana] Superior Court, 1975-1985