Gershwin Allen Drain

Personal

Birthday: 
1949
Birthplace: 
Detroit, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
African American
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Legal research clerk, Michigan Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1972-1973
Attorney, Detroit [Michigan] Department of Transportation, 1973-1974
Attorney, Federal Defenders Office, Detroit, Michigan, 1974-1986
Judge, Michigan District Court, Thirty-Sixth Judicial District, 1986-1987
Judge, Detroit [Michigan] Recorder`s Court, 1987-1997
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1997-2012

Education

Name of School: 
Western Michigan University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1970
Name of School - Second: 

University of Michigan Law School

Michigan Law students rely on technological services to communicate, perform legal research, enhance learning, and conduct administrative business. To support the academic and administrative functions of the Law School, the Information Technology Department (LawIT) provides stable and user-friendly computing, networking, and audio-visual infrastructure, services, and support for the Law School community.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1972
Name of School - Third: 
University of Nevada, Reno
Degree - Third: 
M.J.S.
Degree Year - Third: 
1991

Judicial Career

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

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/8/2012
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