Joan B. Gottschall

Personal

Birthday: 
1947
Birthplace: 
Oak Ridge, TN
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1973-1976, 1978-1982
Staff attorney, Federal Defender Program, Chicago, Illinois, 1976-1978
Staff attorney, Legal Office, University of Chicago, 1982-1984

Education

Name of School: 
Smith College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1969
Name of School - Second: 

Stanford University Law School

At Stanford Law School, excellence is a given. Our community: engaged faculty and students, influential alumni, dedicated staff is united in its belief that a Stanford Law degree is a powerful tool for change. Our programs: intensive curriculum, hands-on legal clinics, high-profile academic centers cultivate professional skills and values, inspire new ideas, and engage leaders in developing solutions. And our resources: from cutting-edge facilities to the diverse advantages of Stanford University make the Stanford Law campus an ideal environment for exploring and mastering the law.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1973

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
8/1/1996
Retirement from Active Service: 
4/23/2012
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1984-1996

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