George Wakem Lindberg

Personal

Birthday: 
1932
Birthplace: 
Crystal Lake, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Vice president/legal counsel, John E. Reid and Associates, Chicago, Illinois, 1955-1968
State representative, Illinois, 1967-1973
Private practice, Crystal Lake, Illinois, 1968-1973
Comptroller, State of Illinois, 1973-1977
Deputy attorney general, State of Illinois, 1977-1978
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, Second District, 1978-1989

Education

Name of School: 
Northwestern University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1954
Name of School - Second: 

Northwestern University School of Law

At Northwestern Law we go beyond teaching the basics of legal reasoning to enable our students to make sound and ethical judgements, understand and improve the delivery of justice, and respond to the changing contexts in which law and legal institutions operate. Accordingly, the overarching goal of our curricular plan is to empower our graduates to adapt to and master the challenges of the changing world better than those of any other law school.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1957

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Court Name: 

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George H.W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/6/1989
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/21/2001
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