John Andrew Ross

Personal

Birthday: 
1954
Birthplace: 
St. Louis, MO
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Assistant prosecutor, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1979-1991; assistant chief trial attorney, 1986-1988; chief trial attorney, 1988-1991
Special assistant attorney general, State of Missouri, 1984
Special assistant prosecutor, St. Charles County, Missouri, 1989
County counselor, St. Louis County, Missouri, 1991-2000
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, Twenty-First Judicial Circuit, 2000-2011; assistant presiding judge, 2005-2009; presiding judge, 2009-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, December 1, 2010; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Emory University
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1976
Name of School - Second: 

Emory University School of Law

Emory Law is dedicated to integrative, international, and interdisciplinary legal study. We are committed to promoting scholarly excellence in a diverse community. We educate leaders in society based on our common quest for knowledge, pursuit of public service, and advocacy for justice.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1979

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/11/2011
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