Marvin E. Aspen

Personal

Birthday: 
1934
Birthplace: 
Chicago, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Law clerk, Court of Claims Section, U.S. Department of Justice, 1958
Illinois National Guard, 1958-1960
U.S. Air Force Reserve airman, 1960-1964
Private practice, Chicago, Illinois, 1958-1959, 1971
Assistant state`s attorney, Cook County, Illinois, 1960-1963
Assistant corporation counsel, head of Appeals and Review Division, Chicago, Illinois, 1963-1971
Adjunct professor of law, Northwestern University, 1969-
Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Cook County, 1971-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Northwestern University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1956
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: 
1958

Judicial Career

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

Illinois Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
7/24/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
7/1/2002
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