Jeanne E. Scott

Personal

Birthday: 
1948
Birthplace: 
Springfield, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Assistant state`s attorney, Sangamon County, Illinois, 1973-1978
Private practice, 1978-1979
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Seventh Judicial Circuit, 1979-1998; associate judge, 1979-1988; circuit judge, 1988-1998

Education

Name of School: 
Bradley University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1970
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: 
1973

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Central District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/22/1998
Termination Date: 
8/1/2010
Termination Reason: 
Resignation
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