Janet T. Neff

Personal

Birthday: 
1945
Birthplace: 
Wilkinsburg, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Assistant city attorney, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1971-1973
Private practice, Michigan, 1973-1978, 1980-1988
Commissioner, Michigan Supreme Court, 1978-1980
Assistant U.S. attorney, Western District of Michigan, 1980
Judge, Michigan Court of Appeals, 1989-2007

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, June 28, 2006; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Pittsburgh
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1967
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: 
1970

Judicial Career

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

Michigan Western District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/6/2007
Advertisement