Joel Martin Flaum

Personal

Birthday: 
1936
Birthplace: 
Hudson, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant commander, JAG Corps, 1981-1992
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1964-1965
Assistant state`s attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1965-1969
Lecturer, Northwestern University School of Law, 1967-1969
Associate director, Police Legal Advisory Program, Northwestern University School of Law, 1967-1968
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1969-1972; first assistant attorney general, 1970-1972
First assistant U.S. attorney, Northern District of Illinois, 1972-1975

Education

Name of School: 
Union College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1958
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: 
1963
Name of School - Third: 

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 - Third: 
LL.M.
Degree Year - Third: 
1964

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Gerald Ford
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
12/20/1974
Termination Date: 
6/1/1983
Termination Reason: 
Appointment to Another Judicial Position
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
5/5/1983
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