Helene N. White

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
Jackson Heights, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Charles L. Levin, Michigan Supreme Court, 1978-1980
Judge, Michigan District Court, Thirty-Sixth Judicial District, 1981-1983
Judge, Michigan Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1983-1993
Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1993-2008

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, January 7, 1997; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, January 26, 1999; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, January 3, 2001; nomination withdrawn by president, March 19, 2001

Education

Name of School: 
Barnard College
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1975
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1978

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Court Name: 

Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/8/2008
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