Laurie Jill Michelson

Personal

Birthday: 
1967
Birthplace: 
Detroit, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Hon. Cornelia G. Kennedy, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1992-1993
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1993-2011

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, July 25, 2013; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
University of Michigan
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1989
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: 
1992

Judicial Career

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

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Barack Obama
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
3/14/2014
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2011-2014

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