Jane Louise Kelly

Personal

Birthday: 
1964
Birthplace: 
Greencastle, IN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Donald J. Porter, U.S. District Court, District of South Dakota, 1991-1992
Law clerk, Hon. David R. Hansen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1992-1993
Visiting instructor, University of Illinois College of Law, 1993-1994
Assistant federal public defender, Northern District of Iowa, 1994-2013; supervising attorney, 1999-2013

Education

Name of School: 
Duke University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1987
Name of School - Second: 

Harvard Law School

The world's premier center for legal education and research, Harvard Law School provides unparalleled opportunities to study law and related disciplines in an energetic and creative learning environment. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, and teaching. Through its faculty, students, and alumni, Harvard Law School is able to contribute solutions to the world's most complex legal and social challenges.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1991

Judicial Career

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

Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/25/2013
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