Arthur J. Tarnow

Personal

Birthday: 
1942
Birthplace: 
Detroit, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. John Fitzgerald, Hon. Louis McGregor, and Hon. Timothy Quinn, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1967
Lecturer, University of Papua New Guinea, 1967-1968
Chief deputy defender, Legal Aid and Defenders Association of Detroit [Michigan], 1969-1970
Attorney, Foundation Appellate Defender, State of Michigan, 1970-1972
Private practice, Michigan, 1973-1998

Education

Name of School: 
Wayne State University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1963
Name of School - Second: 

Wayne State University Law School

Wayne State University Law School is the only public law school in the nation's eighth largest metropolitan area and one of just two public law schools in the state of Michigan. Located on a beautiful 203-acre campus in the heart of Michigan's legal, economic, and cultural capital, the Law School blends cutting-edge legal theory with real-world practice skills. Its graduates serve at the highest levels of law and government. Its faculty are dedicated teachers and distinguished scholars known nationally and internationally for their contributions to legal study. Its students display a diversity of backgrounds and interests. And its location - minutes away from courts, major law firms, government agencies, corporate headquarters, and the nation's busiest international border - offers unrivaled opportunities in employment, hands-on experience, and public service.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1965

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Court Name: 

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
5/22/1998
Retirement from Active Service: 
5/26/2010
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