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Sharon Johnson Coleman

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

Born 1960 in Chicago, IL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Barack Obama on February 24, 2010, to a seat vacated by Mark R. Filip. Confirmed by the Senate on July 12, 2010, and received commission on July 13, 2010.

Education:
Northern Illinois University, B.A., 1981
Washington University School of Law, J.D., 1984

Professional Career:
Assistant state's attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1984-1989
Assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1989-1993
Deputy state's attorney and chief of Public Interest Bureau, Cook County, Illinois, 1993-1996
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1996-2008
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 2008-2010

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
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Judge
Illinois Appellate Court, First District
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Judge
Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County
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Deputy state's attorney and chief of Public Interest Bureau
Cook County, Illinois
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Assistant U.S. attorney
Northern District of Illinois
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Assistant state's attorney
Cook County, Illinois
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Education
Washington University School of Law
J.D. (1984)
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Northern Illinois University
B.A. (1981)
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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) 435-6885